What's happened the past month?
Your first monthly update from the Rideau Students' Union
Proper 2SLGBTQ+ & Indigenous representation is still sorely lacking in our schools. Let’s stop the cycle of performative gestures and offer real support to Queer and Indigenous artists.
We will be advocating for the commissioning of local artists to make posters for the OCDSB and schools, for a more diverse representation of artists and designers, including members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities.
The RSU endorses Keith de Silvia-Legault as an OCDSB School Trustee candidate for Zone 6.
Keith de Silvia-Legault, a 21 year old uOttawa student and mental health advocate, is running for School Trustee. His goals are the following: to advocate on behalf of students, better students' mental health, ensure neurodivergent students are properly served, and demand equity among all schools no matter the wealth of the neighbourhood.
Hey everyone! We're proud to announce that we've elected a brand new leadership cast to keep the union going for the upcoming year, and leading the union in its endeavors. We've elected new co-presidents, and new officers!
With the OCDSB's Board of Trustees meeting today including the motion to involve the Director of Education with the Ottawa Police Services, the RSU finds it vital to address the motion, and make clear to Board and Student Trustees the extreme deficiencies and detriments of this proposal.
The Rideau Students' Union is submitting a delegation to the Board, which will be presented today at the meeting, which is also available below;
This article is satire, and is not meant to be taken literally. It parodies and serves as a comment on discriminatory anti-religious policy.
Religious clothing and symbols being seen in public is tearing our country apart! Luckily, we have the solution; a proposal that will put an end to our trouble. It is an unarguable opinion that religion is a private and personal matter, and our simple fix to this problem will keep it that way. It may make a few people uncomfortable, but it’s for the best.