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While Wess will not assume his new position until May 1, he said that in this interim period he will be “starting conversations and negotiations to build the foundation for a smooth transition and a successful mandate next year.”

The platforms show that while each candidate has their own concerns, certain issues traverse faculties.Transparency is a large focus in many of the candidates’ platforms—this comes after concerns were raised about transparency and democracy in the student federation at the first two BOA meetings of the academic year.

Candidates’ French responses found lacking leading up to election The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) hosted two debates last week ahead of this week’s general election, however concerns of candidates’ bilingualism arose after some struggled to respond to questions in French. Prior to being selected as a candidate, all applicants are required …

It’s Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) election time once again, with voting taking place from Tuesday, Feb. 9 to Thursday, Feb. 11. You can vote at 13 stations all over campus (listed here) with one station at Roger Guindon and one at Lees. Voting will take place between 9 a.m.–7 p.m. on …

Debates were held on Feb. 4 at the University Centre Agora for the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa election candidates. Vp university affairs, vp finance, and vp social candidates debated today, and the remaining positions will meet on Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. in SITE.

SFUO president Anne-Marie Roy had a Twitter conversation with Ottawa mayor Jim Watson, who is running for re-election in the upcoming Oct. 27 mayoral elections. Roy expressed her disappointment that student issues were not adequately discussed at mayoral debates, to which Watson responded by saying it was not his fault the SFUO did not organize a debate on campus, but that he did debate at Carleton University.

The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO) elections raised a number of talking points among candidates as one slate was penalized, another raised some concern about vacation use, and the General Assembly (GA) referendum took on more forceful opposition.

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