FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- December 11th, 2019 - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) is pleased to welcome the organization’s new Executive Director, Kalin McCluskey.
OTTAWA- November 25, 2019 - On Thursday, November 21st, Ontario’s Divisional Court unanimously struck down the Student Choice Initiative, a policy directive from the Ontario Government that deemed certain fees collected by post-secondary students’ unions as non-essential. The Student Choice Initiative, announced by the Ontario Government in January 2019, was challenged by a joint application for judicial review on behalf of the Canadian Federation of Students Ontario and the York Federation of Students in May of this year.
OTTAWA, November 19th, 2019 - On November 7th, 2019, the Copyright Board of Canada published a proposal for an access copyright tariff for post-secondary institutions in Canada. The proposal, which will come into effect from 2021-2023, includes a $26 tariff per full-time university student, and $10 tariff per full-time equivalent student at other post-secondary institutions.
Position: Policy and Research AnalystReporting to: Executive DirectorOrganization Status: Full-time, contractSalary: $45,000 (37.5 - 44 hours per week) + Benefits (Health, Dental, RRSP Matching)Posted: November 15th, 2019Closing: December 5th, 2019Applications must include: Cover letter, resume, writing sample (1-2 pages)Submit an application to: firstname.lastname@example.org
OTTAWA – November 4th, 2019 - The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) officially wrapped up its 2019 Get Out The Vote (GOTV) campaign, successfully collecting over 35,000 pledges to vote from students and engaging with many more during the election period. CASA’s GOTV campaign involved 36 students associations across the country engaging in a non-partisan, voter mobilization effort to encourage students to vote in the federal election.