Student Choice Initiative

As Student Choice Initiative threatens campus radio, CFRC pledges fight

Dinah Jansen remembers the first time she broadcast music over the airwaves at CFRC. It was Christmas Day, 2006, and in an unusual turn of events, she’d been asked by a friend to cover a music program in the empty basement studio underneath Carruthers Hall.Continue...

Province will appeal decision that overturned Student Choice Initiative

The Ontario government has applied for leave to appeal a Divisional Court ruling that struck down the Student Choice Initiative (SCI), The Globe and Mail reported Monday evening.Continue...

Province reviewing decision that struck down Student Choice Initiative

Deane talks Student Choice Initiative, Wellness Services at Special Assembly

When Principal Patrick Deane appeared at AMS Special Assembly on Monday, the first question he was asked was about the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).Continue...

Student Choice Initiative’s defeat doesn’t mean the fight is over

The Student Choice Initiative (SCI) might have been struck down in court, but for student associations, the fight is far from over.Continue...

Student Choice Initiative struck down in divisional court

In a unanimous decision, the Ford government’s Student Choice Initiative (SCI) was ruled unlawful by the Divisional Court of Ontario on Thursday.

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Campus radio station hit hard by Student Choice Initiative

After the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) was announced in January, CFRC station manager Dinah Jansen was prepared to fight for the radio’s relevance. When the final opt-out numbers arrived last week, she discovered the station had lost a third of its student revenue.Continue...

Queen’s legal aid clinic loses $22,000 under Student Choice Initiative

The Queen’s Legal Aid (QLA) clinic lost $22,000 in funding following the implementation of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) this fall.

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Work-study program loses more than $30,000 from Student Choice Initiative

A program designed to help low-income students secure part-time jobs on campus or at a local not-for-profit lost more than $30,000 this fall as a result of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI).

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Student societies alleged Queen’s mishandled Student Choice Initiative implementation

During the months-long process of implementing the Student Choice Initiative (SCI), the AMS and SGPS raised serious concerns to administrators about their lack of collaboration and communication on the file, The Journal has learned.

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