Wet’suwet’en Solidarity Action and Land Defense Fundraiser

The organizers of the annual International Day for the Elimination of Racism (IDER) in the School of Social Work are partnering with the Indigenous YUFA Caucus, the Centre for Aboriginal Student Services, the York University Indigenous Council, and community members, in a day long gathering on March 11th in the Vari Hall Rotunda from 10am to 4pm in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en peoples and their long standing and ongoing struggles for decolonial justice.

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GO/TTC Co-Fare Action and Press Conference

Do you use GO Transit and the TTC? Your commute could get $780 more expensive per year starting April 1st, unless your MPP speaks out now. The provincial government is ending the $1.50 discount double fare for GO and TTC trips.

Your MPP will be voting on this issue next week! Please contact your MPP now and ask them to continue funding the GO-TTC discount.

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Nominate Yourself for TFAC Co-Chair!

The nomination period for the executive position of Trans Feminist Action Caucus (TFAC) co-chair is currently open. The nomination period will remain open until 5pm March 7, 2020. TFAC members of any unit are eligible for this position. All women, trans, gender queer and gender variant members of the local are automatically members of the TFAC whether or not you have ever attended a meeting. Please see below for a full description of the position’s responsibilities.

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Residency and Work Permit Workshop for Grad Students

Graduate Students have specific cases/situations with respect to Permanent Residency and Work Permits. Yet York’s workshops about these topics mostly focus on undergrad students. Come join our International Graduate Student Committee (IGSC) at a workshop for graduate/mature international students on Tuesday Feb 25 from 10:00am to 12:00pm in OverGrad Café (Ross South – Room 167).
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Nominate Yourself for CUPE Ontario Convention Committees

The five Convention Committees carry out much of the behind the scenes work at the CUPE Ontario Convention. Nominations are now open for the committees. If you wish to serve on a Convention committee, contact the Recording Secretary, Gizem Çakmak (by February 26th) for your name be submitted to the CUPE Ontario Office. Members selected to serve on Convention Committees will automatically be one of our registered delegates to Convention. Some committees also require you to attend pre-Convention meetings.You can read more about each committee here.