Lobbying Activity Report

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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: Manpreet Kaur Footnote1
Niko Williamson Footnote1
Josh Thomas Footnote1
Priscilla Ng Footnote1
Alok Singh Footnote1
Lesli Sangha Footnote1
Alex Bailey Footnote1
Karan Singh Virk Footnote1
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Susie Chant, MLA for North Vancouver-Seymour
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

George Chow, MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Rick Glumac, MLA for Port Moody-Coquitlam
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Kelli Paddon, MLA for Chilliwack-Kent
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Janet Routledge, MLA for Burnaby North
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Niki Sharma, MLA for Vancouver-Hastings
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Mike Starchuk, MLA for Surrey-Cloverdale
Member(s) of the BC Legislative Assembly

Henry Yao, MLA for Richmond South Centre
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.
 
  1. Footnote1  Indicates new information that was added through a Lobbying Activity Report.

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