Demonstrators Gathered To Fight For Social Justice
Approximately 150 people gathered at the French Consulate in downtown Montreal to stand in solidarity with the French social movement Nuit Debout on Friday evening.
Investigation Underway To Identify Suspect
The investigation began when the string of thefts started in October 2015, according to Societe de Police de la Ville Montreal media representative Abdullah Enmar.
Budget and Building Codes Cited as Main Issues
The Concordia Student Union’s greenhouse project on the Loyola campus has been canceled until further notice.
Loyola Sustainability Research Centre links environment, public health and conflict.
Studies have linked deforestation in Africa as one of the causes of the Ebola outbreak, but two Concordia University researchers believe that another factor may have influenced the spread of the virus: conflict.
This idea encouraged Dr. Peter Stoett, Director of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre, and his colleague Adan Suazo to organize a conference called, “Avoiding Catastrophe: Linking Armed Conflict, Harm to Ecosystems, and Public Health” that will take place from May 4 to 6.
Anti-Capitalist Demonstration Began Peacefully, Devolved After An Hour
Clashes erupted about an hour into the march when protesters began launching what appeared to be rocks, eggs, and fireworks towards police officers who were lined-up in front of Station 20 on Ste. Catherine St., shattering some of the building’s windows.
Demonstrators Gathered To Address Various Societal Issues
Nearly 200 people gathered for the city’s first official Nuit Debout occupation at Phillips Square on Friday evening.
Two Proposals Affecting Rights of Student-Protesters Fail To Pass
Two proposals—one by the university and the other by students—were raised to resolve a contentious university bylaw that prevents students from serving on Senate, the Board of Governors, and other Concordia bodies if they’ve been sanctioned under the school’s Code of Rights and Responsibilities within the past three years.
Amnesty International Organizes Demonstration in Support of Imprisoned Blogger
“End oppression, allow expression,” sang the protesters that gathered in front of the Complexe Guy-Favreau in downtown Montreal on Thursday, April 21.
Union Taking Measures To Combat Rape Culture On Campus
The Concordia Student Union has officially drafted a Safer Spaces Policy.
The Demonstration Was Not Declared Illegal, No Arrests Made
The event was part of a two-day string of protests in North America under the #FightFor15 movement, which was started by American fast-food workers seeking a living wage in 2012.
$185,600 to Be Given for New Kitchen Appliances
The Concordia Student Union will give the Hive café $185,600 to buy appliances for a new kitchen space, which will be part of renovations on the seventh floor of the Hall building downtown.