All elected students were ratified.
All elected students were ratified.
“We owe it to future generations to do everything we can today to mitigate the effects of climate change while we can still have an impact,” said U of O president Jacques Frémont in a press release.
Without the mandatory meal plan, the University of Ottawa charges students living in its LeBlanc residence between $7,093 and $8,464 for the year depending on their room’s size — a steep price to pay for the appallingly poor condition of the residence.
“The mayor’s office has reached out to say that they are planning to reimburse Carleton students and uOttawa students the cost of the December portion of the U-Pass cost,” said Tim Gulliver, the University of Ottawa Students’ Union president.
“Of all parties to this report, academics should be fully aware of the fact that words matter. There is absolutely no need to use racial slurs in an academic setting. It is possible to have conversations about discrimination without using discriminatory language,” said Tim Gulliver, the University of Ottawa Students’ Union’s president.
“The salary adjustment would bring the executive salary from around $31,000 to about $34,000 on the condition executives complete several accountability goals throughout the year, like monthly reports and timesheets. This is not a drastic increase,” said the student union’s president Tim Gulliver.
“You are at the heart of student life” — El Himri reflects on her role as clubs and services commissioner of UOSU and speaks to what her predecessor should know.
There is an important distinction between governance and politics. By governance, I mean the administration of the union, the fulfillment of its obligations. In terms of governance, the UOSU seems to be doing alright. By politics, I mean the human aspect, the making-people-care. In terms of politics, the UOSU seems to be doing much worse.
“We’re leading consultations with the student body and with different stakeholders and will relay those comments to HRO. And I would be surprised that this was the last UOSU has to say on this file, given the nature of the document that was presented,” said UOSU president Tim Gulliver.
A lack of candidates means that the three candidates running in the UOSU by-election will seek a vote of approval from their peers… Harneet Cheema, Chloe Bergeron and Sana Almansour are running for University Senate, UOSU BOD and UOSU equity commissioner respectively.
The FGA is UOSU members’ (all undergraduate students) opportunity to have their say in the stances on policies that the union adopts. The event will be held over zoom, as was the case for last year’s FGA which lasted for 7 hours, adjourning at 2 a.m.
Students have not been able to access any public documents pertaining to the UOSU’s 2021-22 Board of Directors (BOD). This includes meeting minutes, subcommittee minutes and Executive Committee members’ reports which were public in the Union’s first two years of existence on its Google Drive. Why?
“I received the news that I received a job offer as a TA and my god was I happy … I am about to cross a new bridge to a new life that I am excited about. Sad and scared for sure, but relieved. Relieved I am leaving the Union in the most amazing hands,” El Himri wrote in an email explaining the reason for her resignation.
From a beer robbery, to a car crash, to a trip around town for a rental car, to arguments with different people in the U of O community — that’s how my life’s going.
Union plans to give a warm welcome to first and second-year students coming to the University of Ottawa campus for the first time.
Nour El Huda, the University of Ottawa’s Students’ Union’s (UOSU) former operations commissioner, detailed allegations of acts contrary to the Ontario Human Rights Code as well as general poor corporate governance by UOSU’s 2020-21 Executive Committee in her letter of resignation back in November 2020.
The University of Ottawa Student Union published its 2021 General Election results in the evening of March 27. Current advocacy commissioner, Tim Gulliver was elected the union’s second-ever president in an undisputed race.
It was with much anticipation that candidates and their teams of volunteers awaited the results of the 2021 University of Ottawa Students’ Union (UOSU) General Elections to drop on Saturday night. Sadly, that anticipation was not shared by the University of Ottawa undergraduate students.
“We believe that the solution to systemic racism against Asian and other racialized communities must include solidarity across racial and ethnic lines,” write Tian Kun Chen, Tim Gulliver, Michelle Liu, Le Nguyen and Sam Yee
“The diversity that we’re given by the global Francophone community is integral and I think that we’re jeopardizing that by putting up more barriers to international students.” said Tim Gulliver, the UOSU’s advocacy commissioner.
The University of Victoria (UVic) announced on Feb. 2 that it would be moving its capital fund into fossil free investments. The announcement is being heralded as a victory for the divestment movement.
“It’s important to decide democratically as a group what their priorities are, to advocate for them, and to stick to that and secure those principles,” said UOSU advocacy commissioner Tim Gulliver.
The U of O administration did not directly communicate to students that the release date for final marks had been moved back from Jan. 19 to Feb. 1.
Equifax guaranteed that “Francophone students [will] be served in French.” Equifax was heavily criticized for lacklustre french services when it was hired by Desjardins to protect its members following its massive 2019 information breach.
Nickolas Eburne, director for the faculty of civil law proposed the implementation of the new committee.