WINNIPEG - The University of Manitoba is hopeful the faculty strike will be over soon.
The professors' union says the employer has requested a return to the bargaining table with the help of a mediator.
Faculty association president Orvie Dingwall says they are open to the idea as long as the walkout continues and there's no media blackout.
No word on when contract talks might resume.
Meanwhile, many courses are on pause at the U of M which impacts most of the university's students.
Manitoba government should let the university administration manage the university affairs in an autonomous manner. I urge the Manitoba's provincial government to let the university administration and the University of Manitoba Faculty Association negotiate freely and end the current strike at the earliest.
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