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PeopleTools 8.57 upgrade and financial transactions

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

On June 7, 2020 MacEwan will be upgrading to PeopleTools 8.57 which enables and supports the use of PeopleSoft.
To maximize the success of this upgrade, …

Canada Life resources to support your well-being

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

Canada Life is offering several free webinars and tools to help support plan members during the pandemic. Read more about the resources here.

2019/20 Financial year end deadline schedule and notes

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

As we approach the end of the 2020 fiscal year, it is important to ensure that the university closes its accounting records and prepares financial …

Library lending for faculty and staff

2020/05/27 – 8:30 am

While the library’s space and access to the library’s shelves remain closed, MacEwan faculty and staff are still able to borrow physical items (e.g. books, …

May is Mental Health Month

2020/05/20 – 8:31 am

Lifeworks by Morneau Shepell, MacEwan’s Employee and Family Assistance provider, has launched a microsite called “A stable mindset in an unstable world,” to provide support …

PeopleSoft outage

2020/05/20 – 8:30 am

All PeopleSoft applications will undergo a scheduled outage from Saturday, June 6 at 8 a.m. to Monday, June 8 at 8 a.m. to implement an …

Please return your ETS@Work Pass

2020/05/13 – 8:30 am

Are you part of our ETS@Work program? If so, you may have picked up a pass for April. Please consider returning your pass before May …

Free wellness webinars in May

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

During the month of May, there are a number of free webinars to support your wellness and coping in these uncertain times. To register for …

Alberta College on the move!

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

With the university decision to move all academic classes to online delivery for the Spring/Summer session and the decision to close Alberta College Campus (ACC), …

Complete the Employees’ Code of Conduct course

2020/05/06 – 8:30 am

At the end of February, MacEwan University’s Employees’ Code of Conduct online course was launched. The purpose of this course is to facilitate a common …

PeopleTools 8.57 upgrade and financial transactions

2020/04/29 – 8:30 am

On June 7, 2020 MacEwan will be upgrading to PeopleTools 8.57 which enables and supports the use of PeopleSoft.
To maximize the success of this upgrade, …

Accounts Payable business process changes

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

Over the past few weeks, the Accounts Payable team has transitioned to working from home and we are now fully operational. As we have limited …

COVID-19 group benefit plan updates

2020/04/22 – 8:30 am

For the latest news and updates regarding your Canada Life benefits during COVID-19 and the supports that are in place, check out NewsLine.

Teaching Innovation Fund

2020/04/15 – 8:30 am

The Teaching Innovation Fund was established to support the development of innovative approaches to teaching and learning, and to foster a culture of collaboration, interdisciplinarity, …

Teaching and Learning Services online office hours

2020/04/15 – 8:30 am

Teaching and Learning Services will be hosting online drop-in office hours to better assist you! Office hours will be daily from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. …

Special alternative delivery fund for faculty

2020/04/15 – 8:30 am

A significant amount of funding that had been allocated under the Sessional and Supplemental Funding competitions in 2019/2020 could not be used for the original …

Reminder: Code of Conduct course

2020/04/01 – 8:30 am

MacEwan University’s Employees’ Code of Conduct (the “Code”) came into effect on July 1, 2019. The Code is important, as it establishes the ethical standards …

Employee campus tours – Mar. 18

2020/03/11 – 8:30 am

The Welcome Centre in Building 7 will be hosting a monthly campus tour for interested new and existing employees. The next tour will be held …

Employees’ Code of Conduct online course

2020/02/26 – 8:31 am

MacEwan University’s Employees’ Code of Conduct (the “code”) came into effect on July 1, 2019. It was developed in accordance with the province’s 2018 Conflicts …

Health Spending Account (HSA) Deadline

2020/02/26 – 8:30 am

Reminder: Health Spending Account Eligible Employees
This is a reminder to all Health Spending Account eligible employees that March 31, 2020 is the deadline to claim …

Electric space heaters in the workplace

2020/02/19 – 8:30 am

With the recent cold weather, there have been concerns raised about individual space heaters and foot warmers being used at MacEwan University. This is a …

Changes in employment status for 2020

2020/02/05 – 8:30 am

We encourage all employees who have had an employment change (such as casual to full-time employment, student to continuing employment) to complete the 2020 Personal (Federal) …

Changes to Federal Personal Exemptions for 2020

2020/02/05 – 8:30 am

On December 9, 2019, the Government of Canada tabled a Notice of Ways and Means Motion that proposes to amend the Income Tax Act to increase …

New MacEwanLife module now live

2020/01/29 – 8:30 am

The new MacEwanLife Health, Safety and Environment module is now live.
Staff and faculty can now register for face-to-face orientations or training that includes:

Standard First Aid …

Revised HSE Incident and Concern Report forms

2020/01/22 – 8:30 am

Incident reporting
The Health and Safety Incident Report Form is for reporting incidents that occur during MacEwan course work, study assignments, practicums, MacEwan-related business or the …

2020 personal tax credit and rates

2020/01/08 – 8:30 am

Please find below the Federal and Provincial rates for the 2020 tax year:
Canada Pension Plan – CPP contribution amounts/year

Yearly maximum pensionable earnings – $58,700.00
Basic personal exemptions …