Ruling favors KSA over CFS-BC

By Kyle Benning
[sports bureau chief]

The Canadian Federation of Students British Columbia (CFS-BC) lost their appeal to overturn a decision from their B.C. Supreme Court case against the Kwantlen Student Association dating back to January 2010.

The judgment states that the KSA has a protected right to choose their own representative on the CFS-BC’s Board of Directors.

The three appeals court justices gave a unanimous decision, up-holding the original ruling.

On Feb. 3, the B.C. Court of Appeal ordered CFS-BC to pay the KSA’s court fees, which have not yet to been totaled.

According to Nathan Griffiths, the KSA’s Media Adviser, the KSA was awarded $15,000 from last year’s B.C. Supreme Court decision.

The court will release the reasons for judgment at a later time.

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