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Local politicians tackle student questions at the University of Waterloo

July 11th, 2016

It’s an opportunity to engage with young voters, and politicians from Waterloo region are set to attend “Politics on the Patio” at The Bombshelter Pub on July 14, 2016. The special event starts at 2 p.m. and is for students at the University of Waterloo along with their guests. It is being hosted by the Federation of Students.

Politicians will be joined by University of Waterloo administration to respond to questions from students on issues including tuition, academic rights, housing, community initiatives, and much more.

The list of attendees is below:

Hon. Bardish Chagger, P.C., M.P.

MPP Kathryn McGarry

MPP Michael Harris

MPP Daiene Vernile

City Councillor Diane Freeman

City Councillor Jeff Henry

City Councillor Bob Mavin

“Students will be able to learn what is being done for them by all levels of government, and on campus,” said Feds’ Vice President Education Sarah Wiley. “During the recent election, many issues that directly impact students were discussed, and this is a chance to explore current progress and factors that could affect the future.”

About the Federation of Students

With more than 30,000 full and part-time undergraduate students, the Federation of Students (Feds) is the voice of undergraduate students of the University of Waterloo. Feds undertakes activities both on and off campus to serve, empower and represent students. Feds operates seven commercial services, 12 student-run services, oversees over 150 student clubs, student societies, and Orientation Week.