Lobbying Activity Report

89-22163

Organization: Alliance of British Columbia Students
Was this lobbying activity a letter sent on behalf of one or more of the organizations listed as members of a coalition in your Registration Return? No
Associated registration: 8350-89-24
Lobbying Activity date: 2022-10-18
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2022-11-15

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Karan Singh Virk Footnote1
Joshua Millard Footnote1
Eshana Baran Footnote1
Violeta Fabiani Footnote1
Aryanna Chartrand Footnote1
Erin Co Footnote1
Karan Saggu Footnote1
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Pam Alexis, MLA for Abbotsford-Mission
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Brittny Anderson, MLA for Nelson-Creston
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Bob D'Eith, MLA for Maple Ridge-Mission
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Fin Donnelly, MLA for Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Anne Kang, MLA for Burnaby-Deer Lake
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Andrew Mercier, MLA for Langley
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Desmond Pollard, Ministerial Advisor
MINOFF, Advanced Education and Skills Training

Rachna Singh, MLA for Surrey-Green Timbers
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly
 
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
The Alliance of BC Students calls on the Province of British Columbia to commit to
fairness on our campuses and eliminate international student contributions to the
Medical Services Plan.
The Alliance of BC Students further recommends that the Province of British
Columbia extend the application of BC’s Tuition Limit Policy to include international
students.
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education
The Alliance of BC Students recommends that the Province of British Columbia
commit to annual funding for the running of sexual violence prevention offices,
programs, and/or initiatives at post-secondary spaces across British Columbia.
The Alliance of BC Students further recommends that the Province of British
Columbia adopt into regulation the 11 minimum standards identified by Students For
Consent Culture under the Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy Act.
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education
The Alliance of BC Students recommends that the Province of British Columbia
include graduate students as an eligible group in the BC Access Grant,
acknowledging the need for greater graduate student financial aid.
The Alliance of BC Students further recommends that the Province of British
Columbia establish permanent funding for the BC Graduate Scholarship and expand
the eligibility of the scholarship to include all disciplines equally.
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
  • Awarding, amendment or termination of any contract, grant or financial benefit by or on behalf of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education
The Alliance of BC Students recommends that the Province of British Columbia
increase the maximum receivable amount for the BC Access Grant for all categories
of students. Increase the maximum receivable to $5,000 for students enrolled in
programs less than two years in length, $2,500 for students enrolled in programs two
years in length or longer, and $1,500 for students studying part-time.
The Alliance of BC Students further recommends that the Province of British
Columbia remove parental contributions from the formula of qualification for the
provincial portion of student loans.
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
  • Awarding, amendment or termination of any contract, grant or financial benefit by or on behalf of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education
The Alliance of BC Students recommends that the Province of British Columbia
mandate that post-secondary institutions recognize a 40% course load as full-time
enrolment for students with disabilities, and ensure that all student financial
programs recognize this full-time enrolment standard for students with disabilities.
The Alliance of BC Students further recommends that the Province of British
Columbia also require post-secondary institutions to review and revise existing
policies regarding students with disabilities to ensure that provincial standards are
being maintained.
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education
 
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Joshua Millard
 
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.
 
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