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    November 22, 2016

    TSSU Membership Endorses Stop Demovictions Campaign

    Over the last several years Burnaby has approved rezoning of numerous affordable market rental buildings to create new condo developments. The result of each rezoning is the demoviction of dozens to hundreds of residents who are forced to search for new homes in a region with zero vacancy rate. Finding similarly priced rentals with similar transit access is all but impossible — effectively Burnaby is forcing many working people and those on fixed-income out of Burnaby or onto the street. Burnaby City Council is now planning to accelerate this process with a new Metrotown Community plan which will result in the loss of 3000 affordable rental units in short order. It doesn’t have to be this way; New Westminster, just
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    December 3, 2015

    Open Letter of Solidarity with Victims of Sexual Assault and Harassment at UBC

    November 23, 2015   We, members of the Teaching Support Staff Union, are writing in support of calls by women at the University of British Columbia for better institutional response to reports of sexual assault and harassment. We stand in solidarity with women who have come forward with their experiences, and with women who have felt unable, or chose not, to report their experiences of assault and harassment. We especially honour the emotional and personal efforts of the six women in the UBC History graduate program who persevered in reporting their experiences of sexual assault, despite the ineffective – and at times actively harmful – administrative response. We do not believe that it is reasonable to expect victims of sexual

 Contact UsGeneral: tssu@tssu.caPhone: (778) 782-4735Burnaby Office: AQ 5129 / AQ 5130Harbour Centre Office: UM 134 Mailing AddressTeaching Support Staff UnionSimon Fraser University8888 University DriveAQ 5129 / AQ 5130Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 

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    November 22, 2016

    TSSU Membership Endorses Stop Demovictions Campaign

    Over the last several years Burnaby has approved rezoning of numerous affordable market rental buildings to create new condo developments. The result of each rezoning is the demoviction of dozens to hundreds of residents who are forced to search for new homes in a region with zero vacancy rate. Finding similarly priced rentals with similar transit access is all but impossible — effectively Burnaby is forcing many working people and those on fixed-income out of Burnaby or onto the street. Burnaby City Council is now planning to accelerate this process with a new Metrotown Community plan which will result in the loss of 3000 affordable rental units in short order. It doesn’t have to be this way; New Westminster, just
  •  

    December 3, 2015

    Open Letter of Solidarity with Victims of Sexual Assault and Harassment at UBC

    November 23, 2015   We, members of the Teaching Support Staff Union, are writing in support of calls by women at the University of British Columbia for better institutional response to reports of sexual assault and harassment. We stand in solidarity with women who have come forward with their experiences, and with women who have felt unable, or chose not, to report their experiences of assault and harassment. We especially honour the emotional and personal efforts of the six women in the UBC History graduate program who persevered in reporting their experiences of sexual assault, despite the ineffective – and at times actively harmful – administrative response. We do not believe that it is reasonable to expect victims of sexual

 

Contact Us

General: tssu@tssu.ca

Phone: (778) 782-4735

Burnaby Office: AQ 5129 / AQ 5130

Harbour Centre Office: UM 134

 

Mailing Address

Teaching Support Staff Union

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

AQ 5129 / AQ 5130

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6