2021 By-Elections Referendum Questions

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2021 CSU By-Election Referendum Questions

Question 1: Amendment to CSU Bylaw 6.3d

Do you agree to amend Section 6.3.d of the CSU Bylaws to the following (changes highlighted)

Question 2: Amendment to CSU Bylaw 9

Do you agree to adopting the following wording for CSU Bylaw 9? 

Question 3: Charter of Student Rights

Do you support the CSU working on and advocating to Concordia University for the creation of a Charter of Student Right with the understanding that any proposed Charter of Student Rights would be coming back to referendum prior to being agreed upon?

Question 4: Sustainability Curriculum

Do you agree to call on Concordia University to make an institutional commitment that all Concordia students will learn about sustainability and the climate crisis in their curriculum by 2030, and to mandate the Concordia Student Union to advocate to achieve that goal?

Question 5: CSU Diversity Services Office

Do you agree for the CSU to collect a Diversity service Office fee levy of $0.20 per credit, from all undergraduate students, to support resources, referrals and guidance on diversity issues annually adjusted to the Consumer Price Index of Canada, to be implemented with registration for the Winter 2022 (2214) term in accordance with the University’s tuition, Refund and Withdrawal Policy? 

Question 6: Position Against Transphobia

Do you agree to agree to adopt the following position against Transphobia into the CSU Positions Book?  

Question 7: CSU Advocacy Centre

Do you agree to increase The CSU Student Advocacy Centre’s fee levy to $0.45 per credit (an increase of $0.14 per credit from $0.31 per credit), from all undergraduate students, annually adjusted to the Consumer Price Index of Canada, to be implemented with registration for the Winter 2022 (2214) term, in accordance with the University’s tuition, Refund and Withdrawal Policy?

Question 8: Foundation Referendum Question

Do you, as a Concordia undergraduate, hereby mandate the Concordia Student Union (CSU) to institutionalize the administration of the annual interest accrued from its investments in the Student Space, Accessible Education, and Legal Contingency (SSAELC) fund, in collaboration with the Concordia undergraduate student community, towards supporting the development of social-solidarity, non-for-profit, and democratic enterprises?  

Question 9: Pass/Fail

Do you believe Concordia University should implement the pass/fail option for this academic year and until the end of the pandemic?  

Question 10: Recorded Lectures

Do you support the CSU to advocate to the Concordia Administration for the implementation of a live-streaming or recording of in-person classes?

Question 11: SEIZE

Do you as a member of the Concordia Student Union (CSU) agree to pay 29 cents per credit (indexed to inflation in accordance with the Consumer Price Index of Canada) effective winter 2022, towards the establishment of a solidarity economy incubator, that will primarily engage students through the support, development, study and promotion of democratic enterprises?

Question 12: Sustainability Concordia

Do you as an undergraduate student at Concordia approve of Sustainable Concordia’s fee-levy being increased by $0.07 per credit [bringing their fee-levy to $0.22 per credit, annually adjusted to the Consumer Price Index of Canada]? The fee would be effective starting with the 2022 winter semester, and completely refundable in accordance with Concordia University tuition and refund policy.

Question 13: The Link

Do you agree to increase THE LINK’s fee levy to $0.29 per credit (an increase of $0.10 per credit from $0.19 per credit), from all undergraduate students, annually adjusted to the Consumer Price Index of Canada, to be implemented with registration for the Winter 2022 (2214) term, in accordance with the University’s Tuition, Refunds and Withdrawal Policy?