CUPE Local 1356 Blog

Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1356. We have three Collective Agreements as Local 1356, 1356-01, and 1356-02. The membership is comprised of the full-time and part-time workers of York University the Local website is at This Blog will include Local information and information garnered from sources other Universities, Colleges, Post Secondary/Tertiary Education and news sources supplying information.

Friday, December 09, 2005

Canadian Policy Research Network

In Without a Roadmap: Government Funding and Regulation of Canada's Universities and Colleges, Snowdon, President, of Snowdon and Associates, a higher education consulting firm, argues that the story of higher education since the early 1990s is heavily influenced by three key factors: changes in federal funding; changing demographics; and a penchant among some governments for neo-liberal market-based solutions. He explores the impact of government funding mechanisms and regulation on the post-secondary sector against that backdrop. He finds the situation less than ideal.

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