Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: Alliance of British Columbia Students
Associated registration: 6568-89-5
Lobbying Activity date: 2020-05-21
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2020-06-15

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Alireza Kamyabi Footnote1
Emily Bridge Footnote1
Grace Dupasquier Footnote1
Jessica Levesque Footnote1
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Melanie Mark, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training
Advanced Education, Skills and Training
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
The Alliance of BC Students is in favour of supports being provided to students during the COVID-19 crisis. We are in favour of eligibility for the BC Emergency Benefit for Workers being opened up to those who are eligible for the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, more funding for Open Educational Reseources, dedicated funding for students who require additional technology to access classes while in a remote learning situation, increased funding for institutional counselling services, supports for students whose classwork is being affected by their parent status, the BC Rental Subsidy being opened up to students living in on-campus housing, emergency funding for PSIs or allowing PSIs to budget a deficit to avoid layoffs and service cuts, and continued funding for transit to ensure service continuity to PSI campuses for students who still need access to their campuses physically. Footnote1
  • 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 or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Advanced Education, COVID-19, Colleges & Universities, Employment and Training, Finances and Budgets, Health, Housing, Information Technology, Mental Health and Addictions, Transportation Footnote1
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Grace Dupasquier
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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