Carleton students stay with CFS

October 26, 2018

Carleton University students have voted to remain in the Canadian Federation of Students after a close referendum. The CFS is a national student union with over 60 member unions that was founded at Carleton in 1981. CBC reports that 2,396 students voted in favour of staying, while 2,134 vote against. Carleton University Students' Association President David Oladejo says the association is disappointed with the result, but is ready to work with the mandate it has given. CFS Chairperson for Ontario Nour Alideeb said that the vote has given CFS a mandate to continue working with the school, but notes that the close votes mean that the CFS could build a better relationship with its members.