Who we are

CASA is a national voice for Canada’s post-secondary students. Established in 1995, CASA is a non-partisan, not-for-profit student organization composed of student associations from across Canada. We represent undergraduate, graduate and polytechnic associations.

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Recent wins for students


investment helps First Nations and Inuit peoples attend post-secondary
invested to help youth get jobs
invested to establish a National Strategy to Address Gender-Based Violence

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Ontario Government’s Student Choice Initiative Deemed Unlawful by Ontario Divisional Court

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.
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Copyright Board's Proposed Tariffs Continue to Leave Students in the Dark

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.
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NOW CLOSED: We're Hiring a Policy and Research Analyst

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: ed@casa.ca
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CASA’s GOTV Campaign Encourages Thousands of Students To Participate in the Federal Election

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.
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Election Student Engagement Toolkit

The Canadian Alliance of Student Associations or CASA is running a Get out the Vote (GOTV) campaign on their member campuses to increase voter mobilization and get more students to vote.
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@CASAACAE unites and amplifies the voices of post-secondary students across Canada. Find out more!