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SLC quick and quiet ahead of reading week

By Ashar Memon, November 7 2018 — The Students’ Union Students’ Legislative Council forged ahead despite the mid-semester crunch to convene for a quick meeting on Nov. 6, which was marked by several absences and no major discussions or resolutions. The evening began with an announcement by SU vice-president student life Nabila Farid, who said…

SLC convenes for a busy first meeting of fall semester

By Ashar Memon, September 12 2018 — The University of Calgary Students’ Union executives and faculty representatives packed into the MacHall Executive Council Chambers for a busy meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council on Sept. 11.   The evening began with several announcements from SU executives. President Sagar Grewal announced that nomination days for two…

SLC gears up for fall 2018 in Aug. 14 meeting

By Matty Hume, August 16 2018 — It was business as usual for the Aug. 14 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council (SLC). The meeting focused on municipal advocacy priorities, an extra-budgetary expenditure and proposed amendments to the SLC Code of Conduct. After quorum check and treaty recognition, Students’ Union vice-president operations and finance Kevin…

SU budget, VP external and more discussed at June 12 SLC meeting

By Matty Hume, June 14 2018 — The Students’ Legislative Council made its way through a full agenda during the June 12 meeting, which included briefing notes for the upcoming General Faculties Council (GFC) Caucus meeting and the first reading of the 2018–19 Students’ Union annual budget. The budget passed its first reading before the…

SLC continues in quiet June meeting

By Matty Hume, June 6 2018 — With the spring semester in full swing, the members of the 76th Students’ Legislative Council met for the fourth time on June 5. The meeting started with a report from senate representative Anayat Sidhu regarding the May 29 year-end senate meeting and other senate updates. The senate approved eight…

Another year of SLC kicks off at May 8 meeting

By Ashar Memon, May 11 2018 — (With files from Derek Baker) Fresh new faces, as well as some familiar ones, greeted the Executive Council Chambers in MacHall on May 8 as the 76th Students’ Legislative Council convened for the first time. The evening kicked off with a report on the April 26 meeting of…

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…

Students’ Union meeting full of clowns

By Matty Hume, October 31 2017 — In the spirit of Halloween, the Oct. 31 meeting of Students’ Legislative Council allowed members to participate in full costume. With only a few superheroes in attendance by the scheduled 6:30 p.m. start, quorum seemed unlikely until 15 SLC members in full clown attire filed out of a single…

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