Notice of Motion: Correction to R-4.5 and R-4.6 of Council Policies

June, 28, 2022

Whereas R-4.6 of Council Policies was amended on June 30th, 2021, to transition the SFSS to a monthly work report submission for Non-Executive Councillors, rather than a bi-weekly submission. Whereas this amendment was incorrectly worded, as R-4.6 referred to the submission deadline for semester reports, rather than the submission deadline for...

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Notice of Motion: Housekeeping Changes to R-4

June, 28, 2022

Whereas there are several minor typos and consistency issues R-4 of Council’s Policies Whereas these minor issues should be corrected to ensure the clarity of R-4 Be it resolved to strike the words “Council or committee meeting.” in R-4.11(b) of Council Policies and replace it with “Council or committee meeting without approved regrets.”...

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Notice of Motion: Procedural Change to IEC-9

June, 28, 2022

Whereas IEC-9 has procedural issues or omissions that result in either a lack of clarity on certain procedures, or procedures that are inconsistent with SFSS By-Laws. Whereas these procedures outlined under IEC-9 should be corrected so that they can be unambiguously understood and consistently applied in the future, if deemed necessary. Be it...

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Notice of Motion: ERRP*-2 Language-Governance Model Synchronization

June, 27, 2022

Be it resolved to strike “VP Finance” from ERPP-2.3 and replace it with “VP Finances andServices.” *“ERPP” refers to “Election and Referenda Structure and Planning Policies.”This policy outlines how the budget is set for the General Elections. The only update to the policy is to ensure that we are referencing the...

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Notice of Motion: ERRP*-1 Bylaw Reference Update

June, 27, 2022

Be it resolved to strike reference to “Bylaws 15(11), 15(13), and 15(22)” in ERPP-1 “Policy”and replace it with “Bylaw 13: 13(11), 13(13), and 13(23).”Be it further resolved to strike reference to “Bylaw 16” in ERPP-1 Policy:“Executive Committee By-Elections and Referenda must be completed by the end of thetenth (10th) week of...

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Notice of Motion: NP*-4 Documentation Correction

June, 27, 2022

Whereas there are incorrect references to relevant referenda documents in NP-4; Be it resolved to strike the word “candidate” from NP-4.8(a) and replace it with “referendumsubmission.” Be it further resolved to strike “Nomination Form” from NP-4.8(a)(ii) and replace it with“SFSS Referendum Question Submission Package.”...

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Notice of Motion: NP*-3 Language and Safeguard Updates

June, 27, 2022

Be it resolved to strike NP-3.2 and replace it with: “No candidate is permitted to run for more than one position during the Executive CommitteeElections.”Be it further resolved to strike NP-3.3 and replace it with: “Proposed candidates mustconduct themselves in accordance with the Elections Referenda Policies and Bylaws set outby the SFSS....

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Notice of Motion: NP*-1 Language-Governance Model Synchronization

June, 27, 2022

Whereas NP-1 references Executive Committee Elections; Whereas NP-1 still references the old Board model; Be it resolved to strike “Board of Directors” and replace it with “Executive Committee.” *”NP” refers to “Candidate Nomination and Referendum Question Submission Policies”.This policy outlines the nomination...

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SFSS Statement in Celebration of National Indigenous People(s) Day

June, 21, 2022

Happy Indigenous People(s) Day! Today on June 21st, the SFSS wants to celebrate and acknowledge National Indigenous People(s) Day! As an organization, we aim to support and amplify the voices of Indigenous People(s) as we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day all across Turtle Island.  In all the work we do, we are committed to the Truth...

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Graphic for Tuition Freeze Post

5-minute Survey on Tuition, Should There Be a Freeze?

June, 13, 2022

The Tuition Freeze Now movement started in 2019 and just recently revived with a kick-off rally on April 14, 2022 after the first two years of the pandemic. The SFSS, GSS, are a part of the larger Tuition Freeze Now movement which is a coalition of thousands of students, Teaching Support Staff and workers across...

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