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Full! - "Tools for Strategic Planning"— Point Grey

Tools for Strategic Planning— An AAPS PD Event

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Point Grey Campus, Student Union Building, 6138 Student Union Blvd., Party Room (2nd Floor) This workshop is now full. Please email AAPS PD to join the Wait List.

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Reminder: Strike Protocol

CUPE Local 2278 is in a legal strike position. Local 2278 represents UBC Teaching Assistants, Markers, Tutors, and Instructors and the English Language Institute. The union is a local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

Please find below a reminder of the strike protocol for AAPS members. Read more about Reminder: Strike Protocol

PD Fund Announcement from UBC HR

Please find below a letter from Susanna Mulligan on behalf of UBC Human Resources, regarding the current state of the Professional Development Fund Program for the current quarter.

Please note that AAPS does not administer this program and any questions regarding the Professional Development Fund Program should to be directed to Susanna Mulligan, PD Funding Programs Coordinator, Organizational Development & Learning, Human Resources at, 604.822.9273 Read more about PD Fund Announcement from UBC HR

AGM Reminder & Announcing presenter Allan Black

We are pleased to announce that we will be joined at our upcoming AGM by our legal counsel, Allan Black. Allan will make a brief presentation on the rights and obligations of AAPS members during a strike and take any questions you may have regarding the recent strike action at UBC. Read more about AGM Reminder & Announcing presenter Allan Black

AAPS Annual Report 2011/2012

The AAPS Annual Report 2011/2012 has been completed. View the 2011/2012 Annual Report.

If you missed asking for a hard copy and would like to receive one, please send an email to with your current work address. Read more about AAPS Annual Report 2011/2012

Strike Protocol Update

Dear Members,

As you know, CUPE 116 has been in a legal strike position since October 3 and has been engaging in a series of job actions. While the job actions have been targeted and limited, the job action is starting to affect the basic operations of the University.  Under the “Global Order” UBC obtained at the Labour Board they can compel AAPS members to do CUPE 116 work deemed necessary to keep the University functioning.
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AGM Notice of Meeting (Board Elections Vote Link Included)

Dear AAPS Members:

Notice of Meeting

This is your notice of the AAPS Annual General Meeting which will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The meeting is being held in the Ponderosa Centre - Arbutus Room on the Point Grey Campus. Click here for location map. Just a reminder that UBC has agreed, as a condition of your employment, that it is your right to attend the full meeting from 1200 to 1400. Read more about AGM Notice of Meeting (Board Elections Vote Link Included)

Glitch with the PD Registration System

Please accept our apologies for those who may have received multiple emails for the November 5th PD Event. We are currently working on investigating the cause and resolving it. Thank you for your patience. Read more about Glitch with the PD Registration System

M&P Fund Update

The M&P Professional Development Fund is now accepting applications for the Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, 2012, period. Applications will be accepted until the Dec 31 deadline date or the exhaustion of the 3rd quarter allocation.

For full information and to download application forms, visit


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Strike Protocol

Dear Members,

CUPE 116 is currently in a legal strike position and has provided 72 hours’ strike notice to the University, meaning they can legally strike as early as Thursday October 4. Please note that at this time it is anticipated that any strike action would be limited to the Point Grey campus. Read more about Strike Protocol