AMS Assembly

AMS Assembly recap Oct. 19

Discussions of the proposed revitalization of the JDUC and student fees levy imposed by clubs dominated AMS Assembly on Oct. 19.Continue...

AMS will submit statement to KATC regarding proposed Uber bylaws

AMS Assembly met on October 4 to approve of multiple budgets throughout various AMS offices and divisions. The AMS executive also received approval to respond to proposed city bylaws regarding Uber regulation in Kingston.Continue...

AMS Executive accused of censoring student voices regarding Bikes and Boards closure

The first AMS Assembly of the 2017-18 school year began on Thursday with criticism against the AMS executive for their response to the closure of Bikes and Boards and continued with ratifying Vice-President (Operations) Chelsea Hollidge, who replaced Brian McKay following his resignation last month.Continue...

Keren and Prescott resign

After 72 hours of fervor over a decision by the incoming AMS Assembly to elect Alexander Prescott as their Speaker, both Prescott and Commissioner of Social Issues Lea Keren tendered their resignations to the AMS on Wednesday.Continue...

Team JBP issues statement cancelling Emergency Assembly

Less than 20 minutes after issuing a public statement cancelling an Emergency Assembly meeting set for Tuesday evening — intended to facilitate a discussion and re-vote for the Speaker role given to Alexander Prescott days prior — President-elect Jenn Li and Vice President (Operations)-elect Brian MacKay addressed the turnaround in an interview with The Journal.Continue...

Prescott elected AMS Speaker, Special Assembly called amid backlash

In a repetition of a debate that rocked student governance back in 2013, a decision by the incoming AMS Assembly to vote in Alexander Prescott as Speaker led to chaos within 24 hours, culminating in the calling of a Special Assembly Tuesday night to call a new vote.Continue...

LWT’s final Assembly drags on in debate over Student Activity Fee Policy

In the last Assembly for this year’s AMS executives, Tyler Lively, president, and Dave Walker, vice-president (Operations), faced accusations of being “out of touch” with students, after proposing a motion regarding changes to the Student Activity Fee Policy.Continue...

Assembly votes on Isabel space grant and OUSA renewal

Before proposed changes to the Student Activity Fee Policy triggered a period of pointed questioning directed at Team LWT, this year’s final AMS Assembly approved structural changes to Non-Academic Misconduct policy and agreed to renew the University’s membership with Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA).Continue...

Less popular Fall Break option among students to be recommended by task force

On Feb. 15 members of AMS Assembly convened in Dunning Hall for a meeting with sparse discussion, beginning with the ratification of incoming commissioners and directors, later leading into a twist announcement regarding Fall Term Break.Continue...

AMS Assembly approves final motion to dissolve Commission of Environmental Affairs

AMS Assembly this Thursday began with heartfelt congratulations being given to all the various executive candidates and elections teams for their work over the past two weeks of campaigns.Continue...

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