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Winter 2017 Referendum Results

January 31st, 2017 KINGSTON, ON – Below are the results of the 2017 Winter Referendum. Voter turnout was 45.7% Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.50 fee (subject to individual opt-out) to support Enactus Queen’s? Choice       Votes        Percentage Yes              4027           64.5 No                2220           35.5 Do you agree to the establishment of a $0.25 [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fall Term Break – Tell Us What You Want!

Last year the University Senate decided that Queen’s University should implement a fall break. The Senate established the Fall Term Break Task Force to consult with students, faculty, and staff about the structure of the break. This fall, the Task Force released a survey to Queen’s students that received over 7000 responses. In these, responses students [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Strengthening Sustainability Throughout the AMS

Throughout the fall semester we’ve been working on a plan to incorporate sustainability throughout the AMS, a plan that will strengthen sustainability across the organization. Last night, the AMS Assembly approved our plan to close the Commission of Environmental Affairs (CEA) and redistribute the Commission’s committees and services to other departments within the AMS. By [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AMS to Hold Open Forum on Racial and Ethnic Discrimination

November 24, 2016 KINGSTON ON – Over the past few days we have witnessed threats chalked on buildings and directed at students on social media, this is not representative of our Queen’s values. This is taking away from an educational opportunity to engage all students in a discussion about race and racism at Queen’s. The [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Statement from the AMS Executive on University District Costume Party

November 22, 2016 KINGSTON ON - This morning we were made aware of a party that happened Saturday night in the University District where students dressed in inappropriate costumes. We believe this was wrong, and actions like these make students feel uncomfortable and unwelcome on our campus. We see this as an educational opportunity for [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

683 AMS Staff Completed Bystander Intervention Training

November 4, 2016 KINGSTON ON – AMS President Tyler Lively, Vice President (University Affairs) Carolyn Thompson and Vice President (Operations) Dave Walker, required that all AMS staff complete bystander intervention training this Fall. To date, 683 AMS staff have undergone this training. These students know how to identify unsafe situations, and know when and how [...]

By | November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

2016 Fall Referendum

November 3, 2016 Kingston ON – Below are the results of the 2016 Fall Referendum. Voter turnout was 22%. Do you agree to the continuation of the CFRC mandatory fee of $7.79 for the next three years? This fee was originally established in 1976 and last went to referendum in the spring of 2014. Choice [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

A Student Government Must Work for Students

This weekend, the AMS Offices, JDUC, and Queen’s Centre were vandalized in the middle of the night with unauthorized stickers and posters produced by the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS). As a result, the Student Life Centre cancelled a booking in MacCorry today relating to the CFS Day of Action event. Unfortunately, these disrespectful tactics [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TAPS Special Committee Begins Work

October 21, 2016 Kingston, ON - The TAPS Special Committee has finalized their terms of reference and will begin its investigation into the workplace culture of the AMS service. The Committee will begin by conducting a series of confidential interviews with TAPS staff. Struck in response to a training week incident in late August, the [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Statement from the AMS Executive on Homecoming Video

October 19, 2016 KINGSTON, ON - We recognize that many of you were likely affected by the video released on social media following Homecoming, titled “Drunk Times with College Students.” This weekend traditionally celebrates what and who makes Queen's so special - this video did not reflect that spirit. We were extremely disheartened by its [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments