Carleton University Students' Association moves to reverse decision on Shine-A-Rama

    OTTAWA, Nov. 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Carleton University Students' Association
President Brittany Smyth has indicated that CUSA council will revisit the
motion to change the orientation program charity from Shine-A-Rama.
    "It has become clear that there is not an appetite at Carleton to change
from Shine-A-Rama" said Ms.Smyth "The responsible thing to do is to reverse
the decision."
    While the motion merely stated the students' association would
investigate switching to another charity, students have made it clear that
they do not want the change.
    "I both respect and admire the students' commitment to the cause of
raising funds for cystic fibrosis." stated Ms.Smyth "I believe this issue has
been blown out of proportion but the motion was never meant to imply that
raising funds for Cystic Fibrosis research was not a worthwhile cause. I do
apologize for the negative attention Carleton has received".

For further information:

For further information: Brittany Smyth, CUSA President, cell: (613)

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