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Cave talks Task Force at Jan. 30 SLC meeting

By Tina Shaygan, January 30 2017 — (With files from Derek Baker) The Jan. 30 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council began with a brief unanimous passing of resolutions on minor policy changes regarding General Faculties Council reporting. The meeting continued with Students’ Union president Branden Cave’s report on the Jan. 11 meeting of the…

Appeals, excusals among topics at this week’s SLC

By Justin Schellenberg, January 18 2018 — The Jan. 16 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council (SLC) included consultation on amendments to the school’s appeals structure, discussion of a proposal that would require students to make a statutory declaration rather than provide documentation when applying for excusals for medical reasons and a vote on the updated code…

New SLC members sworn in at final meeting of fall semester

By Tina Shaygan, December 6 2017 — (With files from Derek Baker) The Dec. 5 Students’ Legislative Council meeting — the final one of the fall semester — began with the swearing in of the new Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine representatives, Sheliza Ismail and Julie Choi, respectively. Both positions were recently…

D2L makeover among topics at Nov. 7 SLC meeting

By Tina Shaygan, November 8 2017 — The Nov. 7 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council began with a presentation by interim vice-provost teaching and learning Leslie Reid on interface changes coming to D2L called Brightspace. According to the presentation, functionality of D2L will remain the same while providing a cleaner, less cluttered view with…

SLC musical chairs continues as SU looks for new arts representative

By Tina Shaygan, November 1 2017 — One of the four Faculty of Arts representative positions on Students’ Legislative Council is vacant after Puncham Judge’s unanimous appointment to Students’ Union vice-president external position. This vacancy will be filled by the SU Nominations Committee and applications are open to all undergraduate arts students until Nov. 10….

SU reviews health and dental plan as student use increases

By Justin Schellenberg, October 30 2017 — (With files from Tina Shaygan) The Students’ Union is reviewing the health and dental plan after two consecutive years of cost overruns. During the 2015–16 academic year, a budget overrun of $9,695 was covered by the SU’s health and dental reserve fund. That number has grown to $26,400 this…

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…

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