UOSU

The University of Ottawa Students’ Union’s fall byelections saw a number of vacant positions filled. The UOSU’s five-seat executive committee found their equity commissioner, while four empty seats on the Board of Directors have been filled.

Thirty-one parties are claiming about $1.86 million from the University of Ottawa’s former student union, but its court-appointed receiver PwC estimates the total value of valid claims will be less than $1 million. The creditors range from student organizations and former employees to a landlord and a union, court documents show.

The Board of Directors of the University of Ottawa Students’ Union met on Sunday, where they passed a motion to take a pro-choice stance on abortion. The motion comes in the wake of controversy after an anti-abortion group regained the official club status they had lost under the school’s former student government.

The University of Ottawa Students’ Union marked the official launch of its office space, website, and service centres on Tuesday morning with an event featuring speeches from the university president and the Rideau-Vanier city councillor, along with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The University of Ottawa Students’ Union has announced the candidates running in the upcoming byelection set to take place next week, revealing that gaps will persist on the union’s Board of Directors due to a low candidate turnout. At least five spots on the BOD will remain vacant following the vote.

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