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Remote Work Arrangements at the University of Victoria

A principle-based, Remote Work Arrangements (RWA) framework for UVic staff was introduced summer 2021 and reviewed spring of 2022. What sets UVic apart from most other universities is the extent to which UVic undertook to assess the satisfaction, effectiveness, and impact of the 2021 framework to inform enhancements made in fall 2022. The review included … Continue reading "Remote Work Arrangements at the University of Victoria"

May 15, 2023


Fostering Newcomer Employability and Community Integration through English Language Training

There is clear evidence that newcomers to Canada, including refugees and equity-deserving persons, face challenges to integration. Their educational credentials are often not recognized or require the development of additional skills. They find themselves in low-income jobs or part-time work. Given the need to improve community integration and newcomer employability, universities have a key role … Continue reading "Fostering Newcomer Employability and Community Integration through English Language Training"

May 15, 2023


Digitization of pension plan member records

Pension Services administers the UVic Staff, Combination and Money Purchase pension plans. The primary driver of the timing of this project was the pandemic, however the solution itself was required to meet the department's long term, pre-pandemic need for digital record keeping. The purpose of this project was to digitize plan member files to: Increase responsiveness … Continue reading "Digitization of pension plan member records"

May 15, 2023


A Powerful Organizational Health Index Developed by and for the Université de Sherbrooke Community

The Université de Sherbrooke custom-developed an organizational health index (OHI) in 2020 for, and in conjunction with, its community. Spearheaded by the institution’s senior administration, the initiative was an ambitious one, and its success was contingent on obtaining the buy-in and commitment of community members. A questionnaire was sent to the entire university community to … Continue reading "A Powerful Organizational Health Index Developed by and for the Université de Sherbrooke Community"

May 15, 2023


Descriptive Title of Proposal: Merging Université Laval’s Student Placement Services and Continuing Education Department

Université Laval used to have a Student Placement Services (SPLA) unit dedicated to working with students and alumni to foster their career development. Beyond its internships and practica, which were effectively incorporated into the academic pathways of various programs, the other employment-related activities and services available through SPLA were quite far removed from curriculum and … Continue reading "Descriptive Title of Proposal: Merging Université Laval’s Student Placement Services and Continuing Education Department"

May 15, 2023



Flexible Work Arrangements: Key Tax and Other Considerations – December 13, 2022

Date: December 13, 2022 Duration: 90 minutes Presenters: Patrice Lalande, Partner, Indirect Tax, PwC Click here to download the presentation

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December 14, 2022



Measuring Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions – October 12, 2022

Date: October 12, 2022 Duration: 90 minutes Presenters: Kris Urban, Senior Project Manager, Footprint Click here to download the presentation

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October 18, 2022



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