Tagged Election

SU election supplement 2017: president

very year during reading week, the Gauntlet puts together our Students’ Union election supplement to inform students on who is running, what they plan to do if elected and who we think is best for the job. We invite all candidates vying for executive positions to our office — after the one time every year…

Graduate Students’ Association fills executive roster

By Scott Strasser, May 4 2016 — The Graduate Students’ Association rounded off their executive team for 2016–17 with a byelection on April 26 at the association’s Graduate Representative Council. Engineering student Abubaker Abdelhafiz won the position for vice-president academic, while health sciences student Yangyang Fang took vice-president external. The two join acclaimed president Sam…

How the NDP toppled a 44-year PC dynasty

By Fabian Mayer, May 14 2015 — Prior to last week, only Albertans over the age of 65 could say they had voted in a provincial election that did not result in a Progressive Conservative majority government. The PCs’ near 44-year reign ended when Albertans elected the New Democratic Party as their government on May…

Student issues ignored during provincial election campaign

By Fabian Mayer, May 14 2015 Taxation, healthcare and K-to-12 education were all hotly debated during Alberta’s election. Student issues, on the other hand, were all but ignored. Both post-secondary funding and the tuition cap were left out of the election’s lone televised debate and they were seldom mentioned on the campaign trail. Students’ Union…

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