Other Politics

What Should Sessionals Be Paid?

According to Gail Lethbridge, it should be equivalent to what tenure-stream professors are paid:

This is because their pay [sessionals] is significantly lower that that of their full-time peers. An average salary for a full-time tenured professor in Canada is somewhere north of $100,000. A sessional teacher with the same course load is looking at $30,000 for full-time work.

Unconventional political figures arise in the U.S. and U.K.

Published by Barry Kay, on Sept. 11, 2015, in the Waterloo Region Record

At the same time that conventional political assumptions in Canada are being challenged by the NDP's current, if fragile, lead in public opinion polls, we are witnessing an astonishing array of unconventional phenomena occurring in other nations we frequently identify with.