Dental Plan Referendum/Plebiscite

2003 Dental Plan Plebiscite

Question 1

"Do you think The Students' Union should continue providing the mandatory Dental Plan for full-time students at The University of Lethbridge?"

NO votes - 185
YES votes - 298

Question 2

"Currently, the Students' Union Dental Plan policy reads:
No increase in fee beyond $135 annually can be authorized without going to referendum.

If amended, the Students' Union Dental Plan policy would read:
Annual fee confirmation of The Students' Union Dental Plan will be authorized by the Executive Council of The Students' Union, The University of Lethbridge.

Do you support the proposed Dental Plan policy amendment as stated above?"

NO votes - 249
YES votes - 233

1997 Dental Plan Referendum

Held October 20 - 22, 1997.

Total number of registered voters - 4973
Total number of ballots cast - 11.1% (552 people)


"Are you in favour of the Students' Union, University of Lethbridge participating in a Dental Care Plan, as detailed following, at a cost of $110 per year, per student, such amount to be added to the Students' Union fees unless alternate coverage is demonstrated?  This fee is subject to adjustments from time to time to cover premium and administrative cost, and adjustments to the plan design which are approved by the Students' Union Council? Should the total cost of providing the Dental Plan exceed $135 per year per student then a referendum will be required."

NO votes - 38.6% (213 people)
YES votes - 61.2% (338 people)