I would like to thank you once again for all that you are doing in these difficult times. It was remarkable to see what has been achieved as a collective, despite all the problems we are all going through. I`m amazed – and tired! – on a daily basis. I couldn`t imagine experiencing this with a better group of people – thank you! A new letter of understanding provides for a short-term vocation in the Graduate Assistant (Teaching) and Graduate Assistant (non-teaching) degrees. In addition, as part of the agreement, some of the funding restrictions on hiring Graduate Assistant (Research) in business and administrative units have been removed, creating new opportunities for the employment of PhD students at the University of Calgary Provost Dru Marshall says, «This agreement reflects the hard work and commitment of both commissions.