GGAPSS response to SSHRC “re-orientation”

At the GGAPSS meeting of March 19, members voted to issue a statement to the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) to express our support for the GSU’s continuing campaign against the Harper- Ignatieff 2009 budget. The budget stipulated that scholarships funded by the SSHRC would focus on “business-related” research.  For an outline of the GGAPSS position, as well as background information on the budget and responses to it from the Canadian Federation of Students and the Canadian Association of University Teachers, please see the following document (courtesy of James Nugent):