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Cape Breton University & the CBUFA Have Reached An Agreement in Principle.
Therefore the CBUFA will not be Filing a Notice to Strike for Monday

 

Classes will Take Place Monday as Normal

 

Keep Checking CBUSU.ca for Further Details as More Information Becomes Available

CBUSU Town Hall

On Tuesday January 10 the Cape Breton University Students’ Union (CBUSU) hosted a Town Hall meeting to discuss the labour dispute between the Cape Breton University Administration (CBU) and the Cape Breton University Faculty Association (CBUFA). This Town Hall meeting was chaired by CBUSU President Roy Karam which included dialogue from both sides and questions from students. The Town Hall was recorded and is presented below for all students.

Town Hall Meeting – Transcribed Notes

Questions and Answers Regarding the Pending Strike

With the possibility that CBUFA may opt for strike action on January 23rd, have any adjustments been made to course add/drop and/or payment dates?

In light of the announcement from CBUFA, and in an effort to accommodate our students, please be advised of the following date changes:
–  Students will now have until January 27, 2017, to drop a course without academic or financial penalty.
–  The payment deadline for winter term fees has been adjusted from January 13, 2017 to January 27, 2017.
–  The date that you are eligible for a 75% refund has been adjusted from January 27, 2017 to February 10, 2017.
–  There will be no change in the ability to ADD a course. January 13 is the last day to add courses.

What happened when the CBU and CBUFA negotiating teams met in December 2016?

During the December 21st meeting CBU’s negotiations team presented an amended proposal to CBUFA on layoff language (article 39). That article was identified as CBUFA’s number one priority.

What was in the amended proposal offered by CBU during the December 2016 meetings?

During the December meetings, CBU’s negotiating team presented an amended proposal to CBUFA on the layoff language (article 39). This article was identified as CBUFA’s number one priority. Essentially, the proposal included the following:
–  Termination of the layoff process started in January 2016; meaning the current possibility of CBUFA layoffs would be off the table
–  A commitment of no layoff of CBUFA members during the life of the new collective agreement (June 2019)
–  New criteria for a future triggering of Article 39 by CBU

Was an agreement reached after the amended proposal was offered?

Though the teams met with the assistance of a Provincial Conciliator, regrettably the parties were unable to conclude a tentative agreement and no further talks are scheduled at this time.

If talks have broken down, does that mean there is or will be a labour interruption (strike)?

Possibly, the CBUFA has given notice of a strike which would commence on Monday January 23 if an agreement is not in place.

Will the CBUSU provide updates on the negotiation process?

This website will continue to be updated with any new developments. In additional the CBUSU has made the commitment to keep students and the public informed through our social media platforms such as Facebook (www.facebook.com/cbusu.ca/) and Twitter (@cbusu).

What is a collective agreement?

A collective agreement is a written contract between the university and a union that outlines many of the terms and conditions of employment for employees in a bargaining unit.

What is collective bargaining?

Collective bargaining – known also as ‘negotiations’; is the framework under which the negotiation of the collective agreement takes place. It is a process in which a union and an employer negotiate, in good faith, to achieve a collective agreement. Where there are mature contracts in place, the parties usually focus on improving such issues as wages, vacation and other terms under the contract.

What happens if, during negotiations, an employer and a union cannot agree on the terms to be included in a collective agreement?

If the parties cannot settle a collective agreement – this is sometimes called bargaining to an ‘impasse’; either party may ask the Minister of Labour and Advanced Education to appoint a conciliator to assist the parties reach an agreement.

What is conciliation?

Conciliation is the process of intervention in collective bargaining by a neutral third party who is knowledgeable in effective negotiation procedures. This third party is called a “Conciliator”; this person helps bring the parties together in order to reach a collective agreement, but has no authority to make decisions.

What if the conciliator isn’t able to help resolve the impasse?

The Conciliator will file a confidential report with the Minister of Labour and Advanced Education.

Once the report is filed, A 14-calendar-day countdown period begins at 12:01 am on the day following the filing. During the countdown period, the employer is not permitted to increase or decrease rates of wages or alter any other term or condition of employment. Nor is a union able to commence a strike action during the count down period.

The Conciliator may request the parties to attend a meeting during the countdown period in a further attempt to reach a settlement if the conciliator believes reaching an agreement is possible. If the parties are unable to reach a settlement, a work stoppage may be initiated by either the union or the employer.  The following conditions must be met before either party may engage in a legal work stoppage:
– The 14-calendar-day countdown must have expired; and
– Written 48 hours; notice of intention to strike by the union or lockout by the employer must be received by the Minister.

In addition to the above, any union wishing to commence a strike must have conducted a secret-ballot vote where the majority of affected members have voted to support strike action.

Does a strike vote have to take place before a strike? How does it happen?

A strike vote by secret ballot is required before a union can lawfully commence a strike of employees in the bargaining unit. A union holding a strike vote is a common occurrence in collective bargaining and does not mean that a strike will occur. Strike votes may occur either before or after a conciliation exercise. It is a union’s decision as to when a strike vote may be called.

All employees in a bargaining unit have the right to participate in such a vote and must have ample opportunity to cast a ballot at a reasonably convenient time and place and a majority of such employees have voted in favour of a strike.

This is a vote that is conducted entirely by the union; it is not supervised by the Minister of Labour and Advanced Education. It is entirely up to the union as to whether it releases the specific vote results. The outcome of the vote will tell the union whether the employees in the bargaining unit authorize the union to call a strike. As a result, all bargaining unit members are encouraged to participate in the vote.

What is a strike?

A strike is a cessation of work, a refusal to work or to continue work, by employees in combination or in concert with a common understanding, or a slow-down or other concerted activity on the part of employees designed to restrict or limit production for the purpose of compelling an employer to agree to terms or conditions of employment.

What is a lock-out?

A lock-out is the suspension of work by the employer for the purpose of compelling bargaining unit employees to agree to terms or conditions of employment.

What is a tentative agreement?

A tentative agreement means the university’s and the union’s negotiating teams have agreed to the terms of a collective agreement, but the terms have not yet been agreed to (“ratified”) by either the bargaining unit members or the university’s governing body, the Board of Governors.

What is a ratification vote?

Ratification by the union is the process by which members of the bargaining unit vote to accept or reject the terms of the collective agreement that the university and union have negotiated. The ratification vote happens at the end of collective bargaining, after the university and the union have reached a tentative agreement.

All members of the bargaining unit have the right to vote. Each person gets one vote. The vote must be conducted by secret ballot. The collective agreement is considered “ratified” by the bargaining unit if a majority of those voting accept the terms of the tentative collective agreement.

A collective agreement is ratified by the university, when the tentative agreement is approved by the Board of Governors.

Once both parties have ratified the tentative collective agreement, it is signed and becomes the new collective agreement.

Does a “yes” on a strike vote mean that a strike will happen?

No, not necessarily. The outstanding issues at the bargaining table are important ones, both to CBU and the Union.  An agreement can be reached at any time after a strike vote. The conciliation process, in particular, provides an opportunity for both parties, with the help of a skilled conciliator appointed by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, to reach a tentative agreement.

What is a picket line?

In the event a strike occurs, the union will likely set up small demonstrations or a ‘picket lines’. At a picket line, the union members will generally carry signs that show their concerns or issues and they may be walking in front of the road entrances.

In the event of a possible strike at CBU, can I cross a picket line?

As a CBU student, you are not only permitted to cross a CBUFA picket line to enter the campus, you have a legal right to do so, just as non-striking employees and members of the public do. We understand that this may be uncomfortable for some students and we encourage you to act as you normally would towards the faculty. It is legal for those on strike to picket to provide information, but they must allow the normal movement of people and vehicles into CBU.

When could a strike take place?

A strike date of Monday January 23 has been set.

I am not from Canada. Is this kind of situation common?  Should I be concerned?

For those of you from countries where this situation is rare, we want to assure you this is not unusual in Canada and you should have no concerns. Employees in Canada have a legal right to strike (withdraw their services) and you have the legal right to continue to come to campus.

Are all CBU classes taught by CBUFA faculty?

Some of our instructors are covered under a separate collective agreement with NSGEU and would not be part of a CBUFA labour withdrawal. Please check with your professors to see if they are members of the CBUFA.  The CBUSU is working on putting together a list of professors and instructors who will still be teaching if a strike does occur.

I am supposed to graduate in May. How will a possible strike affect me?

No university in Canada has ever lost a term to a faculty strike. We know that the CBU Administration, in collaboration with the Senate (which the CBUSU has representation on), will work diligently to identify options that will allow students to complete their term and for those graduating, to graduate on time should there be any interruption. The Enrolment Services and Registrar’s Offices in the Marvin Harvey Building will be open and offering the usual services to students including the processing of graduation applications.  The CBUSU is committed to lobby and advocate to keep students in the classroom.

Can my professor write me a letter of reference?

No, not if your professor is a member of the CBUFA. Part of the strike action is to demonstrate the value of the CBUFA members to the administration, that demonstration is devalued if professors partake in some work stoppage but not others.

If I have questions about readings or assignments, can my professor answer them?

No, not if your professor is a member of the CBUFA. Part of the strike action is to demonstrate the value of the CBUFA members to the administration, that demonstration is devalued if professors partake in some work stoppage but not others.

Will my professors have access to their emails?

During the strike of 2000 professors were locked out of emails; while professors may or may not be locked out of emails this time, it is unlikely that they will be accessing their work email as part of the strike action is to demonstrate the value of the CBUFA members to the administration, that demonstration is devalued if professors partake in some work stoppage but not others.

In the event of a potential labour interruption (strike), as a student will I still have access to course materials through moodle?

CBU will not restrict access to student course materials. You will still be able to access moodle with your assigned login. However, if your professor is a CBUFA member they will not be able to update the site.

Are academic dates for Winter Term going to be affected by a possible strike?

As of right now, the calendar is expected to proceed as scheduled with the following exceptions:

In light of the announcement from CBUFA, and in an effort to accommodate our students, please be advised of the following date changes:
– Students will now have until January 27, 2017, to drop a course without academic or financial penalty
– The payment deadline for winter term fees has been adjusted from January 13, 2017 to January 27, 2017.
– The date that you are eligible for a 75% refund has been adjusted from January 27, 2017 to February 10, 2017.
– There will be no change in the ability to ADD a course. January 13 is the last day to add courses.

Is it possible for students to lose their academic credits or year due to a possible strike?

CBU and CBUFA take their collective responsibility to students very seriously and will do everything possible to ensure that students are able to complete the classes in which they are enrolled. This may involve special make-up classes or term extensions, but only as a last resort. No university in Canada has ever lost a term to a faculty strike. CBU administration, in collaboration with the Senate (which the CBUSU has representation on), will work diligently to identify options that will allow students to successfully complete their term.

Will a possible strike affect students living on-campus?

Students who live on-campus will be allowed to remain in the buildings should there be any labour interruption. It is CBU’s responsibility to ensure, to the best of its ability, that the University continues to operate normally. This includes ensuring the wellbeing of our students living on-campus.

During a possible strike, is my coverage Health Plan through the Campus Trust still in effect?

Yes, if you are enrolled in CBUSU’s Health Plan through the Campus Trust, coverage is valid during a strike.

During a possible strike, is my coverage Dental Plan through Gallivan and Associates still in effect?

Yes, if you are enrolled in CBUSU’s Dental Plan through Gallivan and Associates, coverage is valid during a strike.

During a possible strike, is my coverage in CBU’s International Health Plan still in effect?

Yes, if you are enrolled in CBU’s Health Plan, coverage is valid during a strike.

During a possible strike, is mental health coverage through MyWellness still in effect?

Yes, MyWellness is available to all students at Cape Breton University; it will continue to be available in the event of a strike, and any student who feels anxiety or may be worried about the strike (or anything else in their life) is encourage to go to MyWellness.ca.

What about mental health services that are offered on campus?  How are they affected by a strike? 

To ensure a balance between students still attending classes during this possible strike and students who are feeling extremely anxious/concerned and do not want to cross the picket line, a mix between on-site services and off-site offerings is a fair accommodation to ensure service for all.

Choosing the days and times for off-site counselling services ahead of time should alleviate and minimize unnecessary stress/anxiety on student population who expressing wishing to not cross.   For example, we can say that office hours off-site are available during the following times:
–  Helen – off site hours may include Tuesday afternoon, Thursday, as well as flex time on Friday if necessary.
–  Natasha – off site hours Wednesday (Family Services office).
–  Mairi – off site hours as requested but otherwise on-site at CBU.

Off Site Locations:
There is an office located on George St that is available for space (Helen Boone’s private office at 329 George Street).  In addition, Family Services can provide space for the counsellors they contract out to CBU (295 George Street, Suite 302).

Are bus passes still available at the Students’ Union?

Yes, bus passes will continue to be available at the Students’ Union front desk at a cost of $60 per month.  Transit Cape Breton bus passes are non-refundable.

Will Caper Convenience remain open during a strike?

Yes, depending on the length of a strike the hours may be adjusted. However, in the event of a strike on January 23, Caper Convenience hours will remain the same (at least at the start).

Can I find out more information directly from either CBU or the CBUFA?

Certainly, CBU has a webpage dedicated to the labour dispute with the CBUFA at http://www.cbu.ca/about-cbu/negotiations/ and the CBUFA webpage is being updated at http://www.cbufa.ca/news2/.

Will there be events on campus during a strike?

The CBUSU is working hard to develop an action plan to ensure there will be events, activities and things for students. We realize that this is a stressful situation for students and we will have offerings to help students.

What happens with the CBUSU Election in the case of a strike?

If a strike does indeed take place, the nomination period for President, Executive Vice President, and SRC members will be postponed until after the strike.  At that point a schedule will be released for days of rest, campaign period, and polling dates.

If I have any questions that aren’t answered here, where can I ask them?

Please do not hesitate to contact the Students’ Union directly, either through the front desk, a member of the Students’ Representitive Council (members and contact infromation are listed below) or to CBUSU President Roy Karam.

Potential Strike Stories in the Media

Cape Breton University Contract Talks Progress; No Strike Monday (CBC – January 20, 2017)

Cape Breton University, Faculty Association Avert Strike on Monday (CB Post – January 20, 2017)

Strike Looms as Cape Breton University Faculty Meets with Board of Governors (CTV – January 19, 2017)

Cape Breton University and Faculty to Meet Thursday as Possible Strike Looms (CBC – January 18, 2017)

CBU, Faculty Return to the Table (CB Post – January 18, 2017)

CBU Faculty Set Strike Date, Students Express Concern (Academica – January 17, 2017)

Future Uncertain at CBU (CB Post – January 13, 2017)

It’s Kind of Scary’:  CBU Students Worried about Potential Strike (CBC – January 13, 2017)

Cape Breton University Faculty Association Says Strike Imminent (Local XPress – January 12, 2017)

Cape Breton University Faculty Could Strike Jan. 23 (CBC – January 12, 2017)

Town Hall Meeting at CBU (CB Post – January 10, 2017)

Town Hall Meeting – Transcribed Notes (CBUSU – January 10, 2017)

CBU Talks Break Down, Faculty Advised on Possible Strike (Academica – January 9, 2017)

Talk Break Down at CBU (Caper Times – January 8, 2017)

CBU Wants to Table Layoff Issue (CB Post – January 6, 2017)

Layoff Clause Main Sticking Point as CBU Contract Talks Falter (CBC – January 6, 2017)

CBU Contract Talks Break Down (CB Post – January 5, 2017)

Strike Possible at Cape Breton University After Talks Break Down (CBC – January 5, 2017)

Contract negotiations between CBU, faculty association resume Thursday (CB Post – January 4, 2017)

CBU Faculty Feels Negotiating Process Going Backwards (CB Post – December 16, 2016)

CBU Faculty Members Brace for Possible Strike Action (Local XPress – December 14, 2016)

CBU Faculty Union will Soon be in Position to Strike (CB Post – December 13, 2016)

Cape Breton University Dismisses President, Votes Down Faculty Contract (CBC – December 9, 2016)

CBU Board Rejects Tentative Agreement with Faculty (CB Post – December 9, 2016)

CBU Board of Governors Fires University’s President David Wheeler (CB Post – December 8, 2016)

Cape Breton University Faculty May Take Job Action if Contract Rejected (CBC – November 30, 2016)

CBU Tentative Agreement Goes Before Board on Dec. 9 (CB Post – November 29, 2016)

CBUFA Votes 92% in Favour of Ratifying Tentative Agreement (Academica – November 10, 2016)

CBU Faculty Ratifies Contract (CB Post – November 7, 2016)

CBU Adopts 10-Year Vision, Avoids Layoffs (Academica – September 21, 2016)

Cape Breton University Board of Governors Agrees to Plan that Avoids Layoffs (CB Post – September 19, 2016)

CBU Faculty Vote in Favour of Labour Action as Talks Continue (Academica – August 9, 2016)

CBU Faculty Vote in Favour of Strike as Negotiations Continue (CB Post – August 5, 2016)

CBU Defers Decision on “Layoff Clause” to September (Academica – July 12, 2016)

Cape Breton University Professors Fear Layoffs as Early as Spring (CBC – January 19, 2016)

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Call for Nominations for

President – Executive Vice President – SRC

Open January 11 through January 24

 

in the event of a strike during the nomination period
the nomination period will be extended until after classes resume

 

 

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ABOUT US

We are the voice of CBU's undergraduate students. Just cause; strong union.

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Who we are

We are the Cape Breton University Students’ Union. We are based out of the CBU campus in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. Our mission is to represent CBU undergraduate students. We are just, and we are strong.

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What we do

We fight for students. We are the student voice. If you have any issues or questions with CBU, NS, or anywhere concerning students, please come visit and we will try to help. We also provide services through The Pit, Caper Convenience, and our various student programs and centres.

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How we can help

If you need any advice (educational, financial, etc) come see us. We provide many services as well: transit passes, mental health services, emergency funds, community outreach, and more. We also have three centres for students to engage: the International Students’ Centre, Pride and Ally Centre, and the Women’s Centre.

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Become Involved

It’s easy to become involved.  Email your team, drop by the Students’ Union front desk (take the elevator across from the bookstore) and sign up to become a Frosh Leader!

Frosh Leader Sign Up Form

MEET THE TEAM

Meet the amazing team who works hard every day to provide the best for students.

EXECUTIVE

Roy Karam
President

Brandon MacDonald
Executive Vice President

Taylor Burton
Vice President Finance & Operations

Matt Shallo
Vice President Promotions

COORDINATORS

Brooklyn Galbraith
Caper Times, Editor-in-Chief

 

Rebecca MacIsaac
Student Events

 

Katelyn McPherson
Promotions Coordinator

Jordan Gracie
Campus Affairs

Mitchel Hill
Pride & Ally Centre Coordinator
902-563-1481

Louisa Esangbedo 
International Students’ Centre Coordinator

Sarah Kate MacKinnon
Women’s Centre Coordinator
902-563-1295

SUPPORT STAFF

Jon Patterson
General Manager

Dawn MacDougall
Executive Assistant

Alex MacNeil
Finance Officer

Courtney Jennex
Operations Supervisor

Michele MacDougall
Kitchen Manager

Tammy MacDougall
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GET INVOLVED

WORK FOR CBUSU

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CENTRES

VOLUNTEER OR DROP BY ANY OF OUR STUDENT CENTRES TODAY

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CAPERS HELPING CAPERS

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Every year the Cape Breton University Students' Union selects four charities in the local community to help support. This is one of the many ways that the Students' Union engages with and contributes to the local community.

The 2016-2017 selected charities are:

 *  Kid Sport Nova Scotia  *  Youth Peer Program  *    Loaves and Fishes  *  Canadian Diabetes Association – Cape Breton Chapter  *

If you would like to get involved with Capers Helping Capers, or would like to make a donation, please visit us in the Students' Union Building or contact us at 902-563-1192.

To date Capers Helping Capers has raised $9,097.84 over 60% of our way to our annual goal of $15,000.00

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SOCIETIES

To ratify a society or to form a new society a Society Application Form must be completed. In order to access funding a Funds Request Form must be submitted which may take upwards to three business days to process.

Society Application Form & Regulations

Society Event Planning Form

Society Funds Request Form

Society Deposit Request Form

Event Risk Assessment Form

SERVICES

Curious on where you Students' Union fees are going? Want to know some of the ways we can help?

EMERGENCY BURSARY FUND

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The emergency bursary fund is a service we offer to help students through short-term financial difficulty.

If you need some financial assistance, come visit us in the SUB and complete an Emergency Bursary Request Form!

Note that this is for students experiencing unforeseen financial difficulties.

 

CAPER CONVENIENCE

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Our campus convenience store located just outside the cafeteria.

Caper Convenience is here to offer you all sorts of products – from snacks to international foods to gift cards to organic fair trade coffee.

Summer Hours:  Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

 

LEGAL

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Students at CBU are eligible for a free hour of legal counselling – this is included in your Student Union fee!

Whether you have questions about rent, leases, contracts, or general legal problems you can drop by to see Dawn MacDougall and we can arrange and appointment for you.

 

TRANSIT

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Transit Cape Breton Passes are available at the Students’ Union Front Desk.

The cost of a student pass is $60.00 per student (tax inclusive; non-refundable).

Check out their schedule here.

 

THE PIT LOUNGE & GRILLE

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Looking for a place to eat during lunch break? Feeling a beer after all your studies? The Pit is the place to be.

This is our lounge for students to kick back and hang out in.

We also host all of our major events in The Pit!  You can even order online!

 

MyWELLNESS

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The CBUSU is proud to offer mental health services through the MyWELLNESS.

DENTAL PLAN

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The Students’ Union is proud to offer offer a great dental plan through our dental provider Gallivan & Associates.

This plan includes not only diagnostic and preventative appointments (like cleanings) but also minor restorative (fillings), oral surgery (wisdom teeth) and even root canals!

For full coverage details check out your coverage on the website. or download their app from the iTunes or Google Play Stores.

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HEALTH PLAN

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Your health is important to us.

The CBUSU is pleased to provide health benefits to students such as:  prescription coverage, eye care, chiropractic services, access to a nutritionist, psychologist, physiotherapist and more.

For a full listing of all coverage visit our personalized health plan website administered by our health plan provider The Campus Trust or download their app from iTunes or the Google Play Stores.

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OFF CAMPUS HOUSING

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Finding off-campus housing can be difficult and time consuming for students.

The CBU Students’ Union would like to help make the process as easy as possible for you.

Through our partnership with Places4Students Inc., we provide an online collection of numerous housing opportunities.

Places4Students provides students, schools and landlords with the highest quality, off-campus housing service.

The website provides a large real-time database of student housing vacancies in the area of the school.

You’ll also find an abundance of information about available housing, including photos and text, contact information and property features.

  •                     – To post a FREE roommate or sublet advertisement, click here –
  •                     – To search listings, click here –
  •                     – If you are a landlord looking to post a listing, click here –
  •                     – To contact Places4Students, call 1-866-766-0767 (Monday-Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm & Fridays 8:00am – 4:00pm) or via email admin@places4students.com
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    CAPER TIMES NEWSPAPER

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Caper Times is your source for the latest, most in-depth Cape Breton University news.

The Caper Times is owned by the CBU Students’ Union and autonomously managed by a Publishing Board.

The Caper Times has a rich history pre-dating even the Students’ Union when it hit the presses in 1979.

The Caper Times is printed every two weeks during the fall and winter semesters.

2016-2017 Issues

September 15

October 3

October 17

October 25

November 14

November 28

December 5

January 8

January 20

*NEW* PARK & THEN PAY

On behalf of Caper Breton University

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Over the summer CBU introduced a new, more efficient way to pay for parking.

The new park and pay system will allow drivers to park and then pay on their way into the building.

Step 1- park your car

Step 2 – visit a display terminal and enter your license plate number

Step 3 – pay for parking via coin Visa or MasterCard and take your receipt

Drivers will no longer have to display a printed ticket on their dashboard. The new technology will allow Campus Security officers to monitor payment at the terminals via a synced handheld device.

The new terminals have been installed in parking lots 1, 2, 5 and beside the library, replacing all but two of the current pay and display terminals.

As part of this process individual parking meters have also been replaced with new meters that will accept payment by VISA or MasterCard (secure) and coin (quarter, loonie or toonie only).

If you park at a meter, you must pay the individual meter- not at one of the display terminals.

GOVERNMENT

We're governed by our Student Representative Council, a board entirely of students! Aside from internal government, we also serve our students on an external level.

STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE COUNCIL

Michaela Epifano
School of Arts & Social Sciences

Lisa Marie Jones
School of Arts & Social Sciences

Veronica Toomey
Shannon School of Business

Julia Ellsworth
School of Professional Studies

Jacob Daley
School of Professional Studies

Amanda Cameron
School of Science & Technology

Amandeep Bhatia
International Student Representative

Jatin Singla
International Student Representative

Kennedy Semple
First Year Representative

Charlotte Denny
Aboriginal Representative

Patrick Cufino
Senior Year Representative

Raj Patel
Off-Campus Representative

Shania Boucher
Residence Representative

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Non-Traditional Student Representative

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Varsity Athletics Representative

Eleanor Sidley (Chairperson)
Shannon School of Business

Libby Morrison (Vice-Chair)
School of Science & Technology

Chelsea Courtney (Recording Secretary)
Jennifer Keeping Accessibility Centre Representative

Roy Karam
President

Brandon MacDonald
Executive Vice President

Taylor Burton
Vice President Finance & Operations

Matt Shallo
Vice President Promotions

 

CONTACT US

1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS

B1P 6L2

902-563-1192