UMGSA

Universal transit pass on track for fall 2016 roll-out

Hopes of having the universal transit pass (U-Pass) available to university students in Winnipeg for the fall of 2016 have surged as negotiations between the city transit authorities and university administrations and students draw closer to their final stage.


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Chief returning officers selected for UMSU, UMSGA elections

Coming in just under the wire, chief returning officers (CRO) for both the upcoming University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) and University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMSGA) general elections were selected the week before nominations opened.


Cape Breton University Students’ Union loses court case

The Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) is considering declaring bankruptcy a month after a court ruling which found them responsible for damages and court costs to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) amounting to roughly $400,000.



City committee takes brakes off U-Pass

The universal transit pass (U-Pass) is now in the hands of Winnipeg city council and the University of Manitoba Board of Governors (BOG) after recommendations…


Online voting off the table this year

University of Manitoba students will be voting using paper ballots again during this week’s University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) General Election after the union…


Nomination period closes for UMGSA election

The University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMGSA) closed nominations for their annual elections on Feb. 13 – the same date as the closing of…




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Re: UMGSA confusion

I would like to respond to an article in the Jan. 21, 2015 edition of the Manitoban titled “UMGSA confusion” by Ethan Cabel. The main…