Alcohol policy

In rare unanimous vote, AMS Assembly won’t endorse new alcohol policy

AMS Assembly gathered on Oct. 15 for its second meeting of the school year, voting to reject the University’s proposed alcohol policy and passing a motion to make paying the AMS membership fee mandatory to vote in student elections.Continue...

As new alcohol policy approaches implementation, student governments push back

Before the public consultation period ended for Queen’s proposed alcohol policy on Tuesday, the University received overwhelming feedback from multiple student governments and faculties opposing some of its revisions.Continue...

Law Students' Society announces opposition to alcohol policy changes

The Queen’s Law Students Society (LSS) published a letter opposing changes to the campus alcohol policy on Oct. 7, calling the revisions “paternal” and unsafe.Continue...

University moves forward with plan to limit shots at campus pubs

Updated for the first time since 2012, the University has published a draft of the campus alcohol policy, which currently seeks to limit the consumption of shots at campus pubs and during popular drinking periods like Homecoming and St. Patrick’s Day.Continue...

AMS gathers for first assembly of the year

The AMS kicked off its first assembly of the year by approving service and governance budgets, discussing the Student Choice Initiative, and talking updates to the campus alcohol policy.Continue...

University seeks to limit shots at campus pubs

During their first week in office, the AMS executive compiled an eight-page document outlining their concerns with the proposed campus alcohol policy and sent it to the University’s Alcohol Working Group.Continue...

Mayor hesitant to relax public drinking rules

In its 2019 budget, the Ontario government outlines provisions that could relax rules surrounding alcohol consumption. If implemented, it will be up to municipalities to decide whether alcohol can be consumed in public areas such as parks.Continue...

University uncorks alcohol policy update

For the first time in nearly seven years, the University is updating its campus alcohol policy.Continue...

Discussing alcohol

A new draft for an updated Queen’s alcohol policy is slated to be developed this fall.Continue...