Elections



Election snapshot: UMGSA campaigns

Campaigning is underway for the University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMGSA) general elections, with one full slate and two independent candidates in the running….


Elections and Canadian values

Stephen Harper is no longer the driving force of Canadian politics. Though I’m less than happy with the results of the federal election, it is a relief to be able to say that.

While most Canadians seem glad to see the back of him, the usual gadflies have predictably emerged to salvage what they can of Harper’s reputation in an effort to construe him as some kind of noble, tragic hero. This simply cannot be allowed.


Why student politics matter

This year’s election for the University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) executive had a different character than usual. There was a sense that the stakes…



Community representative candidate interviews

The community representatives campaigning for the 2014 UMSU election are: Steven Anderson, LGBTTQ*; Rocco Scarcella, students living with disabilities; Matthew Riesmeyer, students living with disabilities;…



UMSU 2010 election results

After a two week campaign period, three days of voting at polling stations set up across both campuses and over five hours of counting ballots,…