Students' Council

Students' Council

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These recommendations are summarized from the ones in the report. To see the full recommendations as they are originally worded, see the full report here.

Recommendation Status
Students’ Council shall create a task force to delve into the structure of Students’ Council representation. Substantially complete. Task force established, reports generated, governance restructuring ongoing throughout 2022-23.
The SU shall increase its presence in events involving orientation and events for Indigenous groups. Perpetual priority. Consistent involvement with TAWOW, Indigenous Celebration Week, etc.
The SU shall expand the current TRC Political Policy to include issues outside the TRC’s Calls to Action. Substantially complete.
CAC should strike a language translation task force to translate Bylaw 100 into Cree. Significant effort. Complications have included bylaw reform, mandate issues, and availability of language speakers comfortable with translation. Will be reexamined after 2023 governance structure renewal.
The SU shall mandate that a KAIROS Blanket Exercise be a part of Students’ Council onboarding training. Substantially complete.
The SU shall create two budget lines for Students’ Council to support Indigenous initiatives. Substantially complete.
The SU shall edit its Acknowledgement of Traditional Territories to recognize that the U of A is situated on unlawfully stolen and unceded Papaschase Cree territory. Substantially complete. .
The SU shall amend its Acknowledgement of Traditional Territories to reflect the traditional names of the Nations mentioned in the acknowledgement. Substantially complete.
Students’ Council shall create a Territory Acknowledgement Guide. Significant effort. Successive attempts at progress, including partial drafting and consultation.
Students’ Council shall amend Bylaw 1500 to broaden the mandate of DIE Board to allow the Board to provide advisory opinions. Substantially complete.
The Students’ Council shall create a Students who Parent Policy. Significant effort. Drafting and consultation work; not finalized.
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Students' Union Executive and Administrative Offices
Room 2-900
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7