Tagged Student Advocacy

Mobilization of student vote vital for student issue lobbying efforts

By Derek Baker, November 6 2018 — There are two forms of political currency to spend when exerting influence over what issues are addressed by parties and politicians. Campaign donations and your vote. The former has been rightfully tarred as “dark money,” allowing private interests to distort the democratic policy-making process. Consequently, at the federal…

SU release municipal advocacy priorities

By Matty Hume, September 7 2018 — The University of Calgary’s Students’ Union has released their municipal advocacy priorities for the 2018-19 executive term. SU president Sagar Grewal presented the four primary points of advocacy, which surround civic elections and student-focused suggestions to improve Calgary transit, to the Students’ Legislative Council on Aug. 14. “The document…

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