Tagged Students’ Legislative Council

SLC appoints two student representatives to fill vacancies

By Sean Willett, June 22 2017 — Two appointments were approved to fill vacant Students’ Union positions during the June 20 meeting of the Students Legislative Council. Anayat Sidhu was appointed as senate representative and Megan Tak Sum Leung was appointed as Werklund School of Education representative. Both appointees were selected by the SU’s Nominations…

Students’ Union proposes elected official reporting reform

By Scott Strasser, November 18 2016 — The Students’ Union Policy Development and Review Committee (PDRC) has proposed a change to the SU’s elected official reporting mechanism for Students’ Legislative Council meetings. The policy recommends eliminating SU faculty representatives’ weekly verbal reports and replacing them with monthly verbal reports. SU vice-president operations and finance Branden…

Three vacant SLC positions after senate representative disqualified

By Saima Asad, October 4 2016 — (With files from Scott Strasser) Three empty seats now occupy Students’ Legislative Council after senate representative Kyle Schole was disqualified from his position. Schole was disqualified for no longer being enrolled as a University of Calgary student. “This goes for all our elected official positions. If you are…

MacHall defence fund increase passes first reading at SLC

By Scott Strasser, August 19 2016 — Students’ Legislative Council voted in favour of the first reading of a resolution to increase the Students’ Union’s “MacHall defence fund” by $350,000 on August 16. The vote was nearly unanimous, with no votes against the proposed increase and just one abstention, from arts representative Peter Friedrichsen. “My…

Students’ Union suspends arts representative’s pay

By Scott Strasser, February 26 2016 — Students’ Legislative Council (SLC) voted to suspend Jen Tokarek’s monthly pay at its Feb. 23 meeting for failing to fulfill her duties as arts representative. Tokarek’s $350 stipend for February was taken away following her second unexcused absence at General Faculties Council (GFC). Vice-president student life Kirsty McGowan…

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