Students' Union 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
  • Today, the University of Calgary and the Students’ Union were in court to hear the Students’ Union’s injunction application to prevent the University of Calgary from taking over the management of MacHall.  Since not all oral arguments could be heard in the time allowed in court, the parties agreed to a temporary extension of the current […]

    May 5, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // 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
  • 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
  • On Wednesday April 20, 2016, the Students’ Union (SU) honoured 34 faculty members and instructors for their commitment to student success at its annual Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony. The awards recognize individuals who make significant contributions in assisting students in reaching their highest potential. The SU’s campus-wide recognition program is for instructors who make a […]

    April 21, 2016  |   Found in Advocacy // Media Releases // 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
  • The U of C has pulled the liquor license from the Den for BSD, so unfortunately, the SU cannot open the Den for BSD ( but the Den will reopen, fully licensed, on Thursday, April 14). The SU was told by the university today that the liquor license would be pulled because they feared ‘student […]

    April 12, 2016  |   Found in Media Releases // News // Student Life
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