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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…

Cannon, CAUS visit Students’ Legislative Council

By Tina Shaygan, October 3 2017 — The Oct. 3 meeting of the Students’ Legislative Council began with a 40-minutes presentation by University of Calgary president Elizabeth Cannon. She provided an update on the university’s Eyes High strategic plan, reflected on the past year and took questions from members of SLC. Cannon said that in…

Students’ Union president launches Consultative Task Force

By Justin Schellenberg, September 26 2017 — Students’ Union president Branden Cave is starting the President’s Consultative Task Force (PCTF) in an effort to connect the SU to more groups around campus. The initiative was one of Cave’s platform points in the SU general election last March. PCTF will consist of 10 representatives from student…

Students’ Union ratifies mental health advocacy policy

By Scott Strasser, April 12 2017 — Students’ Legislative Council ratified a policy on April 11 to ensure that mental health remains an advocacy priority for the University of Calgary Students’ Union. “Different items include advocating for sustained and increased funding from the government, as well as increasing accessibility and quality of wellness resources offered…

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