Students' Union News

  • A judge has ruled against the University of Calgary Students’ Union in their battle to retain control of MacEwan Student Centre, better known as MacHall – the popular student centre operated by the Students’ Union (SU). After successfully managing MacHall for more than 40 years, the SU will no longer be the building manager, and […]

    October 7, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • May 6, 2016 President Stephan Guscott University of Calgary Student Union members 251 MacEwan Student Center 2500 University Drive N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 RE: MacEwan Student Centre dispute With the recent news of the University of Calgary attempting to take over the management of the MacEwan Student Centre – a building operated and subsidized […]

    May 10, 2016  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • Ottawa, May 4, 2016 – The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) believes that strong and autonomous student associations are integral to Canada’s post-secondary education system. It’s this belief that has caused CASA to firmly condemn the actions of the University of Calgary in its attempt to take over the management of the MacEwan Student […]

    May 5, 2016  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • April 26, 2016 Yesterday the University of Calgary published a post responding to the SU’s announcement of the injunction court date set to block the takeover of MacHall. Instead of clarifying the record, the university’s statement deliberately withheld and misstated the facts.   University statement: “If the university assumes management and operations of Mac Hall […]

    April 26, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • On June 29, 2016, the Students’ Union was informed by its lawyers that the decision regarding the injunction application to prevent the University of Calgary from taking over the management of MacHall will be delayed. The justice presiding over the case has revised her timeline and the decision is not expected until mid to late […]

    June 30, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • The University of Calgary and the Students’ Union agreed today to extend the mediation period to April 15, 2016 at 5 p.m. with regards to ownership and an agreement to maintain the Students’ Union’s management of MacHall. This demonstrates the continued commitment by both parties to come to a fair and equitable agreement that recognizes […]

    March 24, 2016  |   Found in MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • After three months of mediation, negotiations over the ownership and management of MacHall broke down today (April 15, 2016). The parties were unable to resolve fundamental differences on ownership that would have put an end to this dispute over MacHall. “We hoped to be able to announce that we’ve come to an agreement with the […]

    April 15, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
  • Calgary, April 25, 2016 – A court date has been set to hear the Students’ Union’s injunction application to prevent the University of Calgary from taking over the management of MacEwan Hall, better known as MacHall , the popular student centre operated by the Students’ Union (SU). After repeated and continuing threats to the SU […]

    April 26, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // MyMacHall Dispute // News
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