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We in Canada can learn a lot from these examples. First, we can recognize the role that student unions play in what I call the civil society” of universities: even if you don’t like the way they carry out their representative functions (and Lord knows there is a lot of performative nonsense there), their responsibility for student clubs and their infrastructure matter a lot and campus life to a certain extent dies in their absence, which impoverishes the student experience.
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