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Acclamations a persistent problem in Students’ Union elections

By Russell Glenn, February 6 2019 — Nominations for the 2019 Students’ Union general election are open from Feb. 11–13, meaning pre-lecture pitches and campaign poster-plastered hallways are on the horizon. But the nomination period also offers a chance to examine a perennial problem with SU elections — every year, not enough students run for office. Over the past three elections,…

Federal government can do more to promote mental health awareness

By Susie Ngo, February 6 2019 — The recent Bell Let’s Talk Day to promote awareness for mental health issues across Canada raises questions on whether the federal government does enough in their own mental health initiatives. The Mental Health Commission of Canada, a relatively young offshoot branch of Health Canada, was founded in 2007 with the mission to “create the…

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