University of Waterloo to require self-declaration of COVID-19 vaccination status to access campus

The University of Waterloo will require students and staff to self-declare their COVID-19 vaccination status before coming to campus starting this fall. An update on the university’s website said the data will be anonymous and will be used to plan health and safety approaches for the fall term. “Just another measure that we felt like we could […]

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Laurier’s Milton Campus Officially Approved

As announced by Deb Mcclatchey to all faculty and staff this morning, the Laurier community is growing! Earlier today it was announced that the Government of Ontario has given its approval for Wilfrid Laurier University to establish a new university campus with its educational partners in Milton. This announcement has been a long time coming and something the Laurier community has been […]

Flexible Working Arrangements

Following the announcement that elementary and secondary students will remain home after the April break, we understand that many of you may require more flexible work arrangements to balance work and home. WLUSA would like to remind you that there are options available such as: Flexing your hours of work; Taking personal, overtime, or vacation […]

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Laurier community supports Canadian Blood Services with 477 blood donations

Jan. 13, 2021 “Extraordinary” sums up Wilfrid Laurier University’s support for Canadian Blood Services in 2020.   Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Laurier donors contributed 477 units of blood to Canadian Blood Services – a record-breaking amount that surpassed the university’s pledge goal by 127 donations.   “The pandemic has changed many things, but not the continued […]