Concordia Student Runs Against PQ Minister Responsible for the Charter of Values
Provincial politics in Quebec is seemingly seeing a resurgence of interest among youth. As was the case in 2012, a year characterized by months of student protests, quite a few young Quebecers threw their hats into the ring in Monday’s provincial election.
A rally culminating in a “die-in” was held on Tuesday, April 1 in protest of Concordia and McGill University’s environmental policies.
‘Night Demonstration’ Ends With No Arrests
As of yet, an election-night student protest has not been broken up by police.
Thousands March Through Downtown Montreal to Denounce Budget Cuts by Governments
A protest organized by the most militant of Quebec’s student federations, the Association pour une solidarité syndicale étudiante, drew thousands of demonstrators into the streets of downtown Montreal on Thursday to denounce budget cuts to various government programs.
The Animal Welfare Leader Explains How Her Dog Rusty Taught Her One of Her Most Important Lessons
The civil rights movement had Martin Luther King Jr., the feminist movement had Betty Friedan and the animal welfare movement has Jane Goodall.
Quebec’s Political Parties Debate the Merits of Closer Ties Between Universities and the Private Sector
Another divide has emerged between Quebec’s political parties. In the provincial campaign’s final stretch, politicians disagree on whether…
Community Matters Sweeps Executive Positions, Per-Faculty Fee-Levy Petition Is Voted Down
The Concordia Student Union’s March 25-27 election results are tentatively in, and Community Matters has won the eight executive positions in office.
Countrywide Vigil Draws Attention to the Issue of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Nearly a hundred people huddled together under falling snow Thursday evening at the corner of Guy St. and de Maisonneuve Blvd. in honour of the death of Loretta Saunders, whose missing body was recovered in February near a highway in New Brunswick.
Facebook Post Leads to CSU Election Regulations Violation
Engineering and computer science councillor Kyle Arseneau was found to be in violation of the CSU’s Election Regulations and has been disqualified from running this year.
Fee-Levy Groups Had Sought to Overturn Judicial Board Verdict
A motion to annul the Judicial Board’s decision to put the per-faculty fee-levy question to a referendum failed at a special Concordia Student Union council meeting Wednesday evening, despite the referendum question already being put to voters as of Tuesday.