Notice of Motions: Indian Residential School Survivors and Commitments to Reconciliation & the Idle No More #CancelCanadaDay Campaign

July, 9, 2021

Trigger Warning: Residential School, Colonialism, Intergenerational Trauma, Genocide, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Colonialism  The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) wholeheartedly acknowledges that the student union and Simon Fraser University (SFU) are located on the Unceded Traditional Territories of the Coast Salish People(s),...

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2021/2022 Associate VP University and Academic Affairs appointed

July, 5, 2021

At the June 8th 2021 Executive Committee meeting, Hanah Bazzi was appointed as the second Associate Vice President (AVP) University and Academic Affairs by Vice President University and Academic Affairs Serena Bains. AVPs are responsible for assisting in the duties of their respective office, in this case with a focus on university affairs. ...

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We’re Hiring: Building Coordinator

July, 5, 2021

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) is looking for full-time and part-time Building Coordinators responsible for requesting and monitoring custodial and facilities work at the brand new Student Union Building (SUB). These are permanent unionized roles at $32.96/hr with benefits. Building Coordinator Full-Time Read the detailed job...

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The SFSS Executive Committee Supports #CancelCanadaDay

July, 2, 2021

We encourage folks to reflect and reconsider if they chose to participate in celebrating “Canada Day.” We hope you took the day to read educational resources that helped you understand this country’s dark history, to listen to the voices of residential school survivors who spoke on the radio, news outlets, and rallies, to follow Indigenous...

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Operation Blue Star (1984) Statement

June, 29, 2021

Trigger/content warning: genocide, religious percecution  Sat sri akaal and assalamu alaykum, The month of June is a time of grieving in the Sikh community as it marks the beginning of outwardly genocidal policies against Sikhs in India that continue to have profound implications to this day. The Simon Fraser Student Society recognizes the...

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The SFSS Executive Committee is celebrating National Indigenous People(s) Day

June, 21, 2021

The Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) wholeheartedly acknowledges that the student union and Simon Fraser University (SFU) are located on the Unceded Traditional Territories of the Coast Salish People(s), including the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), kʷikʷəƛ ̓ əm...

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Notice of Motion: Non-Executive Council Work Reports

June, 18, 2021

Whereas work reports are currently submitted by Council members twice a month (semi-monthly); Whereas the amount of reports submitted is quite time consuming for the VP Finance and Services to review and track; Whereas changing the frequency of non-executive Council member work report submissions from semi-monthly to monthly; Be it resolved that...

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May 2021 Month in Review

June, 15, 2021

First month of the new SFSS 2021/2022 Year! Appointments  VP Events & Student Affairs, Jess Dela Cruz, is elected as Vice Chair of the Executive Committee.  Priyanka Dhesha is appointed as Associate Vice-President University & Academic Affairs. Read more about it here. Nimrit Basra is appointed as Associate Vice-President...

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2021/2022 Associate VP Events & Student Affairs appointed

June, 15, 2021

Akum Sidhu was appointed as the Associate Vice-President Events & Student Affairs at the last Executive Committee that occurred on June 8, 2021. As AVPESA, she will be working closely with Jess Dela Cruz, the current Vice-President Events & Student Affairs to help on any on-going projects, initiatives, campaigns, and events to engage and...

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SFSS Statement on the Israeli Colonisation of Palestine

June, 10, 2021

TW: State-Sanctioned Violence, Death RE: Solidarity with Palestinian Uprising, General Strike, and Commitment to BDS The Simon Fraser Student Society advocates for, and stands in solidarity with, the Palestinian people in condemnation of the Israeli State’s settler-colonial advancement, human rights violations, and war crimes against...

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We’re Hiring: Out on Campus Program Assistant

June, 10, 2021

The Simon Fraser Student Society is currently looking for someone to help inform the membership about and supporting Out on Campus community events, services and resources of interest to LGBTQIA2S+ students and their allies at Simon Fraser University. The Out On Campus Program Assistant is a part-time (up to 25 hours per week), unionized...

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Vigil for London family

June, 8, 2021

CW: Islamaphobia, white supremacist terrorist...We wanted to share the vigil that will be occurring this upcoming Thursday, to center the families that were terrorized by white supremacist violence and terrorist attack this past week. Vigil: https://fb.me/e/dZhE1VRgi NCCM...

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