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Register Now for August PD Event: "I Can Fix That!"

Registration is now open for our upcoming August PD event: I Can Fix That! presented by Elaine Allison. This event will be held from 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM at the VGH campus (Diamond Health Care Centre, Floor 9, Rm DHCC9299 [view map]).

Members will learn:
1) How to see issues as opportunities that can be solved, even when you think you can’t.
2) How to resolve conflicts the moment they arise by using one simple practice.
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Bargaining Update

By Michael Conlon

The current collective agreement between AAPS and the University expires on June 30, 2012. Negotiations for a new agreement started June 13 and will continue through July. Read more about Bargaining Update

Highlighted Spring GM 2012 Announcements

Dear AAPS Members,

We would like to draw your attention to several important outcomes of the Spring General Meeting held last week. Read more about Highlighted Spring GM 2012 Announcements

Friendly Reminder: RSVP to Attend the AAPS SGM

This is your friendly reminder that the AAPS Spring General Meeting is this Wednesday April 25th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the Ponderosa Centre – Arbutus Room.

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Attend the Spring General Meeting on April 25, 2012

The Spring General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm in the Arbutus Room of the Ponderosa Centre at the Point Grey Campus.  Click here for location map.    

This meeting is open to AAPS members only.  If you plan to attend, please email aaps.office@ubc.ca. Read more about Attend the Spring General Meeting on April 25, 2012

Strike Protocol for AAPS Members

CUPE 116 and CUPE 2278 are currently in a legal strike position. The union is required to provide 72 hours’ notice and strike action appears imminent. 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 for AAPS Members

Have Your Say: UBC Vancouver Housing Action Plan

Read the discussion paper and have your say!
UBC Vancouver Housing Action Plan, March 20th to April 2nd, 2012

The Community Planning Task Group of the UBC Board of Governors is leading the process of developing a Housing Action Plan for the Vancouver campus. As part of Plan development, a Discussion Paper has been released which outlines potential housing program options. AAPS members are invited to provide input. Read more about Have Your Say: UBC Vancouver Housing Action Plan

MovingMinds Returns - FREE Health Workshops Start March 7

AAPS members are invited to participate in MovingMinds, an annual break-time walk and series of health workshops at the Point Grey campus. This event is presented by the UBC School of Kinesiology, BodyWorks™ Fitness Centre, and Kinesiology Undergraduate Society. Learn tips and tricks on how to stay healthy, grab a snack, win prizes and walk for as little or as long as you’d like with friends on: Read more about MovingMinds Returns - FREE Health Workshops Start March 7

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