In conjunction with the Annual TDSA Winter Election the TDSA is running two (2) referendum questions to be voted upon by the general membership.
Question #1: Be it resolved that the Membership of the Trent Durham Student Association approve the initiation of a $0.70 per credit fee in order to facilitate the creation and maintenance of a food bank on campus associated with Feed the Need Durham and maintained by trained TDSA staff. Be it further resolved that this fee will be voted on again in the 2023 electoral cycle and every three years subsequently.
Question #2: Be it resolved that the membership of the Trent Durham Student Association pass the following bylaws to govern the Trent Durham Student Association. Be it further resolved that, with the exception of bylaws 4 and 5, the bylaws be locked for changes until September 1st, 2025.
The referendum has passed and has been ratified by the Board of Directors.
The results are as follows: Total Votes: 218 Yes: 183 No: 16 Abstain: 19
Please see updated policies and bylaws for changes.
Thank you to all who voted and had their say in the way your student government is run!
Referendum Timeline: January 7th-11th, 2019: Referendum Advertising January 9th, 2019: Referendum Town Hall, 12 pm, Front Atrium January 14th-16th, 2019: Referendum Voting Period, Voting Ends at 8 pm on January 16th, 2019 January 18th, 2019: Referendum Results Released
To vote in the Referendum, a link will be sent out to your @trentu.ca email.
We respectfully acknowledge that we are on the treaty and traditional territory of the Mississauga Anishnaabeg. We offer our gratitude to the First Nations for their care for, and teachings about, our earth and our relations. May we honour those teachings.
OFFICE HOURS The TDSA Office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 precautions and construction but will be available September 10th. Staff and Executives are available via email and by curbside appointment in the interim.
ADDRESS Trent Durham Student Association 55 Thornton Road South - Room 118 Oshawa, Ontario L1J 5Y1