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Find out more about CUPE and the university sector. CUPE University Sector Links: CUPE 116 (UBC) CUPE 2278 (UBC) – CUPE 2278 represents Teaching Assistants, Markers and English Language Instructors at the University of British Columbia. CUPE 2950 (UBC) – CUPE 2950 represents clerical, library and theatre workers at the University of British Columbia. CUPE 3338 (SFU) – CUPE 3338 represents workers at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, Vancouver, and Surrey. cupeworkingtogether (Victoria locals) CUPE 917 (UVic) – CUPE Local 917 represents trades, security, custodial, food service, and athletics workers at the University of Victoria. CUPE 951 (UVic) – CUPE 951 represents office, technical, and child care workers at the University of Victoria. CUPE 4163 (UVic) – CUPE 4163 represents academic workers at the University of Victoria. CUPE 3799 (UNBC) – CUPE 3799 represents support staff at the University of Northern BC in Prince George. CUPE 4879 (TRU) – CUPE 4879 represents support staff at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops.   Other Links CBC story on soaring tuition as a result of decreased government transfers to Universities: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/canadian-university-costs-to-rise-13-per-cent-over-4-years-report-1.2761406 “Tier for Two” CCPA study examines tuition fees in Canada, looks at trends and ranks provinces. https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/reports/tier-two Prince George Citizen opinion piece: The cost of low taxes: http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/opinion/columnists/the-cost-of-low-taxes-1.1347461 COCAL – Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor: http://cocalinternational.org TSSU – Teaching support staff union at SFU: www.tssu.ca Noam Chomsky speaking on “Academic Freedom and the Corporatization of Universities” Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions (CGEU) – representing Graduate Employees across North America: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Coalition-of-Graduate-Employee-Unions-CGEU/152542918132929 CUPE British Columbia CUPE National