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  • UWSA 2020 General Election Voting

    February 28th, 2020

    Share your voice with a vote in the 2020 UWSA General Elections!

    Voting is from 9 AM – 6 PM from Monday, March 2 to Wednesday, March 4.

    Vote at/on:

    March 2, 3 and 4 | 9am – 6pm
    Riddell Hall, Richardson Centre, Merchant’s Corner

    March 2 | 10am – 3 pm | Wii Chiiwaakanak Centre

    March 3 | 9am – 6pm | Buhler Centre

    March 4 | 9.30am – 11.30am | Buhler Centre
    March 4 | 12pm – 4pm | Centennial Hall (3rd Floor)

    Get to know your candidates! Click here to read Candidate Bios in the Voter Guide: 2020 GE Voter Guide

    The U-Pass referendum is up for voting for the elections! Learn all about the U-Pass program and the referendum here: U-Pass FAQs

    Questions? Email us at cec@theuwsa.ca.

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  • Book your Grad Photo session with Lifetouch!

    February 27th, 2020

    Click here to schedule your session!

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  • February Board Meeting Location Change

    February 27th, 2020

    The location for the board meeting today has been changed to Room 3C12 due to an event in the Bulman Student Centre!

    All students are welcome to attend and there will be time for questions.

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  • False allegations on Social Media

    February 26th, 2020

    Dear Members,

    Some of you may have seen posts in social media accusing the former Vice-President Internal Affairs of misconduct. The UWSA can confirm that no funds were embezzled or donated to political parties and that these allegations are entirely false and defamatory in nature.  The UWSA is considering pursuing legal action against those responsible for the slanderous comments made on social media.

    As was publicly communicated in social media and via our website in the fall of 2019, the VPIA was removed due to conflict of interest, and this process was transparently shared with the UWSA Board of Directors, and voted on in Closed Session, as per the processes outlined in the UWSA Bylaws. Privacy and labour legislation prohibit personnel matters, which are confidential, to be disclosed publicly.

    For more information on how UWSA student fees are used, you can access the budget on the website, here: https://theuwsa.ca/budget/

    The UWSA encourages students’ questions regarding how UWSA funds are used, and invites all members to attend the AGM in March, where the budget and financial reports of the organization are delivered publicly, including an appraisal by an external auditor.

    If you have any further questions, please contact us at communications@theuwsa.ca.

    Sincerely,
    The UWSA

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