Following this judgment, BUFA launched a certification campaign in September 1977. The application for certification was submitted to the Labour Board on 17 October 1977. Pending a favorable certification decision, Dennis Oleson and Gerald Neufeld collected existing collective agreements from other universities across Canada. They tried to incorporate the best features of the old faculty administrative letter and these other agreements into the first draft of the proposed collective agreement. At that hearing, the labour agency found that, rejecting BUFA`s claim that it was a trade union, the university first had to answer the question: is BUFA a trade union? In a decision of 16 The privileged person will use a range of teaching methods in different pedagogical situations.