General Assembly Sees Executive Committee Grow From 3 to 5
Nine months after creating the positions, the Graduate Students’ Association finally filled the posts of VP Academic and Advocacy and VP Mobilization at a general assembly on Thursday.
Cinema Politica McGill Screens Documentary about Unorthodox Ex-Professor
Seven years after being fired by McGill, Professor Norman Cornett returned to the university…
‘Welcome Classes’ Introduce Immigrant Children to French Language, Quebec Culture
Picture a class of children each from a different corner of the globe. Some have been in the country for a few weeks, others several months. There may be two or three from one country or another but only one speaks Spanish, one Arabic, one Ewondo…
Economist Jim Stanford on Canada’s Deficit and Free Post-Secondary Education
The belt-tightening ideology of austerity invoked by governments around the world to slash budgets “is more about politics than economics,” according to economist Jim Stanford, who was the guest of the Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia union on Nov. 19.
Climate Change “Rebel” Won’t Save Us from Global Warming
On Nov. 11, Concordia’s Centre for Sustainable Enterprise welcomed Harvard professor Michael C. Jensen, and it looked like I had found one of a rare breed of moneymen who might not be part of the problem, but part of the solution.
Graduate Students Discuss Bylaw Amendments, Fossil Fuel Divestment and Budget
Concordia’s Graduate Students’ Association had money on its mind in its first general assembly of the school year last Friday—and apparently for too long.
Green Spaces, Public Transit and Bylaw P-6 Among Topics Discussed Ahead of Municipal Election
Candidates in the Plateau-Mont-Royal for the four major parties running in the Nov. 3 municipal election went head-to-head Thursday evening in a debate in front of about 80 students in the Hall Building’s D.B. Clarke Theatre.
Cindy Filiatrault on Development, Community Engagement and Working with Mélanie Joly
“What we need as a community of Montrealers is an administration that we can recognize ourselves in and that we can trust.”
Alex Tyrrell on Breathing New Life into the Party Ahead of a Possible December Provincial Election
Concordia student Alex Tyrrell is the province’s newest party leader after being elected head of the Green Party of Quebec on Sept. 21. Tyrrell, who is currently pursuing a degree in environmental science, is also by far the youngest party leader in Quebec at age 25.
General Meeting Highlights Upcoming Initiatives
With triple the funding it had last year, Sustainable Concordia held a general meeting to approve a new budget of over $112,000 for the coming academic year.
30-Year-Old Concerned About New UdeM Campus and Housing
Two years ago, Sasha Dyck got together with a group of neighbours to create Café…
City Farm School Students Present Bite Me! Workshop on Good Montreal Food
Whether you’re looking for a cheap and healthy meal downtown or a place to find fresh, organic produce in NDG, Joëlle Rondeau and Lucia Wong can help.