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Mar
21

2018 Provincial Election: How to Vote

There are many ways to vote in a general election or by-election. You can choose the option that works best for you. You can only vote once in an election. There are three simple steps to making voting as easy as possible: Use e-Registration to  confirm, update or add your information to the Voters List. Check your Voter Information […]

By President | Advocacy
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Mar
21

2018 Provincial Elections: Where to Vote

Where you vote is determined by where you live. Your voting locations for advance voting and voting on election day are based on your address, which means you can only vote at the locations assigned to you. If your name and address are on the Voters List, you will receive a Voter Information Card by mail. It will tell […]

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Mar
21

2018 Provincial Election: Are You Registered To Vote?

The next general election will take place on June 7, 2018. With e‑Registration, you can confirm, update or add your information to the Voters List in just a few easy steps. To register to vote in an Ontario election, you must be: 18 years of age or older, and a Canadian citizen, and a resident of […]

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Mar
15

Update on the UTSU Health and Dental Plan

We’re working with the university to develop a new, ACORN-based opt-out system for the UTSU health and dental plan. The goal is for students to opt out through ACORN, and to have their refunds deposited directly into their student accounts. This is a long-term project, and the new system would be in place by fall […]

By President | Announcement . Services
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Mar
15

Introducing the UTSU Ombudsperson

Starting next year, the UTSU will have an ombudsperson. If you’re familiar with the U of T ombudsperson, you’ll know that the role of an ombudsperson is to investigate and propose solutions to systemic problems. The UTSU’s ombudsperson will be appointed by the Board of Directors, serve a two-year term, and act independently of the […]

By President | Announcement . Governance
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Mar
15

Financial Projections and Analysis: 2018-2027

Mathias Memmel | president@utsu.ca Thursday March 15h, 2018 Full Report: Financial Projections and Analysis: 2018-2027   Executive Summary The Student Commons will open in September 2018. Last year, the Student Commons was projected to run a deficit of $500,000 in its first year of operation. As a result, the UTSU was projected to have an accumulated […]

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Mar
07

UTSU to Introduce Eyeglasses Coverage! (2018-2019 Health and Dental Plan changes)

The UTSU is expanding its vision coverage! As of September 2018, the UTSU Health and Dental Plan will cover eyeglasses 🤓! You’ll be able to claim up to $150 for vision care in any two-year period. There will also be no premium increase beyond inflation 💰 for the first time in many years! Here’s the […]

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Mar
05

Online Voting Review 2018

Joshua Grondin | joshua.grondin@utsu.ca Anne Boucher | vpexternal@utsu.ca Thursday March 5th, 2018 Full Report: Online Voting Report   Preface This is an overview of online voting as it pertains to various elections at the organizational and municipal levels. Based on extensive research and case studies, the University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU) recommends the widespread implementation […]

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