Tagged CASA

SLC unanimously appoints arts rep to vacant VP external position

By Tina Shaygan, October 24 2017 — Students’ Legislative Council voted unanimously to approve Faculty of Arts representative Puncham Judge as the new vice-president external on Oct. 24. This came after Shubir Shaikh resigned from the position earlier in the semester due to personal reasons. According to Students’ Union bylaws, a vacant executive position must…

CASA forms two-year partnership with Quebec Students’ Union

By Kiana Negahdari, April 27 2017 — For the first time, the Canadian Alliance of Students’ Associations (CASA) and the Quebec Students Union (QSU) have agreed to work together. The recently announced two-year partnership will open doors to advocate to Quebec Members of Parliament that CASA did not previously have access to. CASA approved pursuing…

SU retains operation of MacHall until hearing reconvenes June 3

By Melanie Woods and Scott Strasser, May 10 2016 — Debate as to who owns and operates MacHall will not end any time soon, but the University of Calgary Students’ Union will continue to operate the building in the short-term. An injunction request filed by the SU to prevent university administration from seizing control of the…

MacHall case sets national precedent

Regardless of who you think should own and operate MacHall, the legal dispute surrounding the building will impact more than just the University of Calgary and its Students’ Union. When the lawsuit eventually reaches its end, that end will say a lot about student-owned infrastructure on university campuses. It will say even more about how…

Federal student lobby group sets priorities

By Scott Strasser, November 24 2015 — The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) held their annual policy and strategy conference in Halifax last week, where they set lobbying and advocacy priorities for the year. CASA is made up of 22 student associations across Canada. They advocate and lobby the federal government on student issues….

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