National Union Of Students (Canada)
The National Union of Students, Union nationale des étudiants (NUS/UNE) was a national university and college student organization in Canada from November 1972 to May 1981. The Union represented over 350,000 students in post secondary education. Donald Thompson, Sidney Shugarman, Pierre Ouellette, Myron Tiechko, Daniel Palmer, Dawn Hassett, Doyle Brown and Ian Boothe are listed as the first directors.
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... In 1978 the NUS/UNE and the Association of StudentCouncils (AOSC--the predecessor to Travel Cuts), formed in 1975, were affiliated and "cooperative ... By 1980 studentleaders sought to better solidify the working relationship between AOSC and NUS/UNE and as a result discussions occurred at the May AGM in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to work towards ... referenda were held in 23 campuses in which individual studentsvoted yes or no for the new organization ...
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