Annual Fall Feast Features Indigenous Activists
Roughly 200 people met last Thursday evening to share food, stories of resistance and activist documentaries for the annual gathering at the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal.
Concordia’s French-Language Magazine Is Being Given a New Life
Three students are reviving Concordia’s French-language magazine.
Geography Student Society May Seek Accreditation to Be Guaranteed an Office
An ongoing tug of war between the university and the geography student association may lead the student group to campaign for accreditation next semester.
New Student Coalition Created to Protest Fossil Fuel Pipelines
TransCanada has a new, younger generation of formal opposition. The Concordia Student Union, alongside three other student unions, have formed the Coalition ÉCO, or Étudiants et étudiantes contre les oléoducs, to demand an end to fossil fuel pipelines.
Construction on the Concordia Student Union’s Advocacy Centre will begin “as early as next week” at its new location on the mezzanine of the Hall Building, according to CSU VP Academic and Advocacy Terry Wilkings.
Whalebone Collective Uses Guerilla Art to Raise Awareness of Energy East Pipeline
Lines of string resembling clothing lines held together monoprints and drawings from hundreds of students responding to the question, “What does Energy East Pipeline mean to you?”
Student-Run Farmers’ Market Brings Local Produce to ConU
Stressed-out students aren’t known for making responsible food choices, but a new student-run initiative at Concordia is set to make those choices easier.
Exam Supervisors to Vote on Forming Bargaining Unit
In the latest development in a months-long dispute with the university over pay and working conditions, Concordia’s invigilators will vote in November on whether they want to form an official union.
Economist David MacDonald Breaks Down Austerity
In light of Friday’s protest against austerity, The Link chatted with David Macdonald, senior economist at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. He explained how low-income Canadians are screwed over by austerity, why big business stands to profit, and alternatives to cutting in the public sector.
Smaller Nighttime Anti-Austerity March Ends with One Arrest
Anti-austerity protests resumed Friday night at Place Émilie-Gamelin, where hundreds gathered to denounce austerity. One person was arrested at the end of the march through downtown Montreal.