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COUNCIL SUMMARY – APRIL 14 & 28, 2021

Here are notes from the special AMS Council meeting of April 14, 2021 and the regular AMS Council meeting of April 28, 2021 (both held virtually on Zoom):   Ethics and Accountability:  On April 14 Council heard a report from the Ethics & Accountability Committee on the conflict of interest situation involving the VP External,…

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AMS Applauds Federal Government for Investing in Students

OTTAWA, April 19, 2021 – The Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver applauds the federal government for taking a step towards making post-secondary education more affordable for students amidst the ongoing pandemic by announcing additional support for students, recent graduates, and youth in Canada’s 2021 Federal Budget. The budget is extensive…

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COUNCIL SUMMARY – APRIL 7, 2021

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of April 7, 2021 (held virtually on Zoom):   Face Coverings:  Council voted to extend the policy requiring face masks in the Nest for another six months.   Councillor of the Year: Council voted to have all of Council vote on who should be Councillor of…

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AMS Stands in Solidarity with UBC Residence Advisors

To UBC Student Housing and Community Services, UBC Residence Advisors, and UBC Residence Community, On behalf of the AMS, we stand in solidarity with Residence Advisors and Residence Life Staff on the UBC Vancouver Campus in their mission to begin the collective bargaining process at UBC. Over the years, Residence Advisors (RAs) have noted that…

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COUNCIL SUMMARY – MARCH 24, 2021

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of March 24, 2021 (held virtually on Zoom):   Business Presentation:  Managing Director Keith Hester reported on business issues under COVID.  AMS businesses had been producing $1 million a year before the pandemic, but 2019-20 was just barely positive, and 2020-21 is expected to be negative. …

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2021 Easter Weekend Hours

On Easter Weekend April 2-5, 2021 the AMS Office, AMS Services, and the Nest will have adjusted hours: On Good Friday April 2 and Easter Monday April 5: The AMS Offices will be closed. The Nest will be open from 9am – 6PM. Blue Chip Cafe is open 9AM – 5PM. The Gallery, Porch and…

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Concerned About Returning to Campus?

On March 8th Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonny Henry advised BC universities and colleges to begin preparations for a full opening of campus starting this fall. While we recognize this announcement is exciting news for many students, we also recognize this news may be a cause of stress and concern for many others. Regardless of…

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COUNCIL SUMMARY – MARCH 10, 2021

Here are notes from the regular AMS Council meeting of March 10, 2021 (held virtually on Zoom):   New Speaker Soon?  AMS President Cole Evans, who has been chairing Council meetings in the absence of a Speaker, said the process for getting a Speaker was moving forward.   New Housing Service: Council formally approved the…

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Statement on #Save12HKYouths

Statement on #Save12HKYouths The Alma Mater Society stands in solidarity with student activists in Hong Kong and condemns the deterioration of Hong Kong’s civil liberties and civil rights, including the suppression of activists as a result of the National Security Law imposed on Hong Kong. On August 23, 2020, the Chinese coast guard detained Hong…

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The Nest is closed Monday March 15

A television crew will be filming in the Nest on Monday March 15. For the health and safety of students the Nest will be closed to the public on Monday March 15 and will reopen Tuesday March 16 at 8AM. Grocery Checkout will be open and can be accessed through their exterior doors. The AMS…

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