Spring Sendoff – April 4 2014

March, 21, 2014

On Friday, April 4th, the SFSS will be hosting another epic concert to end the year – so why not join the crew? Meet new friends, gain new skills and make memories that last a lifetime! POSITIONS INCLUDE: Production Set Up and Takedown , Will Call, Entrance, Coat Check, Security, Floaters All volunteers will be...

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Notice of Motion: SO 11 Accessibility Fund Advisory Comitttee Standing Order

March, 21, 2014

The proposed edits to the SFSS Policy Manual (SO-11) will be considered at the Board of Directors meeting no earlier than April 7. The proposed changes to the current SO-11 are underlined: 1. Standing Committee Board of Directors shall maintain as a standing committee of the Society an Accessibility Fund Advisory Committee. 2. Composition a....

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Sick of paying up to $150 for a textbook?

February, 18, 2014

Copy/paste the text below in an e-mail to your professors and request them to join BC's Open Textbook Program. http://open.bccampus.ca   Dear Professor, I am writing to express my support for the provincial government’s Open Textbook program, and to encourage you to utilize these free, customizable textbooks in the teaching of your...

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Presentation by MLA David Eby

February, 14, 2014

Friday February 21 – 10am – AQ5008 Declining Futures: What are the consequences of BC abandoning our next generation’s economic future? BC residents between the ages of 15 and 29 face Canada’s worst absolute unemployment rate, while at the same time BC’s employers are hiring the most temporary foreign workers in...

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Student Vote Suppression

February, 13, 2014

Please sign the LeadNow petition in opposition to the "Fair Elections Act". This bill would eliminate vouching and voter id cards (effectively limiting the ability of out of province/riding students from voting, as well as discouraging lower income people from voting) and would also keep Elections Canada from producing non-partisan get...

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Notice of 2014 General Election

February, 5, 2014

Nominations From Monday, February 17th at 8:30am to Monday, March 3rd at 12:00pm Campaign Period From Monday, March 3rd at 12:00pm to Monday, March 24th at 11:59pm Online voting takes place from March 25th to March 28th Positions Available Executive Officers – President, VP Finance, VP Student Services, VP External Relations, VP Student...

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Open Letter: Emergency Food Bank Certificate Program

January, 10, 2014

The SFSS Board of Directors has recently passed a motion to renew the Emergency Food Bank Pilot program for Spring 2014. See below for an Open Letter from the Board of Directors to learn more about the program.   ——   December 11, 2013    To the Members of the Simon Fraser Student Society and...

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Food Bank Town Hall Meeting

January, 9, 2014

Please join us for our Food Bank Town Hall Meeting on January 27, 2014 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm in MBC 2290. All members of the SFU Community are encouraged to attend.  We hope to collect feedback on our Emergency Food Bank Certificate program and engage in dialogue about how we can further serve...

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SFU Student Governance Workshop

December, 19, 2013

SFU Student Governance is aimed at encouraging students to participate in the university and student society governance.  The workshop is designed to help interested students explore volunteer potential as student leaders and advocates. Wednesday, January 22, 2014 – 3:30pm to 5:30pm – MBC 2290 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 –...

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Clubs Days – Spring 2014

November, 26, 2013

Clubs Days offers a great opportunity to promote your Club or Departmental Student Union to the campus. Spring 2014 Burnaby Campus Clubs Days will be taking place January 14 to 16. Spring 2014 Surrey Campus Clubs Days dates are January 21 and 22. Currently registered clubs: sign up for a Club Days table via go.sfss.ca/clubs/execs/...

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Student Choice Project

November, 26, 2013

Students don’t vote and the needs of young people continue to be underrepresented in Canadian politics. In the 2011 federal election, 61.2% of Canadian youth aged 18-24 did not show up to the polls. In 2015, we face another federal election and, in order to make progress on many issues that are important to Canadians,...

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