elcome to the website of the Lakehead University Faculty Association (LUFA), representing over 300 faculty workers at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario. LUFA promotes the professional interests of its members, protects academic freedom and tenure, negotiates and monitors employment relations between the academic staff and librarians and the Board of Governors of Lakehead University, and endeavours to obtain and preserve adequate conditions of salary, financial security, and employment.


he Lorimer Award was created in honour of Joyce and Doug Lorimer of the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty Association and is instituted to honour and recognize outstanding contributions to improving the terms and conditions of employment of Ontario university faculty and academic librarians through bargaining.  Nominations are due December 16, 2016.

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he new LUFA Agreement 2016/2020 is now available online.

Read it here