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Give a f%$# and vote

Public participation in Canada, such as voting in elections, has plummeted in recent years and young people are especially likely to be disengaged.
This amendment to section 29 of the USSU bylaws ensures online, standardized elections.

USSU takes control of Student Council elections

Elections for Members of Student Council will now be regulated by the students’ union, administered through PAWS and held in conjunction with the springtime executive election, following a majority vote at the Nov. 17 University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union annual general meeting.
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A student guide to the federal election

With Canadians heading to the polls again for the third time in five years, here's a run-down of everything a student needs to know before voting day on May 2.
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Ward 7 candidate videos

Through the magic of YouTube, here are six of the seven candidates running for city council in Ward 7. The by-election takes place Wednesday Feb. 9
Conservative attack ads against Michael Ignatieff

Tory attack ads reach a new low

The latest Conservative attack ads against Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff are not only a bad smear job, but they also insult our intelligence.
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USSU election season almost here

Election season began on March 8 with a preliminary meeting for candidates and soon students will soon be asked to devote some time to electing a new executive for the University of Saskatchewan Students' Union.
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USSU executive speaks up for human rights

The Islamic Republic of Iran has been in turmoil since the June 12 presidential elections. Two hours after the polls closed, authorities announced Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won the presidency with 60 per cent of the votes. The announcement prompted protests from supporters of main opposition candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi. All three of the opposition candidates have suggested the election was rigged, and more recently, former presidents Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Mohammad Khatami also noted their dissatisfaction with the results. Countries around the world, including Canada, also doubt the validity of the election results.