Building Occupation Ends in Violence for Those Outside
While the Nov. 10 Day of Action march wound its way through Montreal’s downtown, action of a different sort was developing on the McGill University campus.
Student Strike Recognized by Admin
After less than four hours of occupying the Academic Dean’s office, students of Dawson College got the school to officially recognize the Nov. 10 province-wide student strike day. “Students are very excited,” said Dawson Student Union chairperson, Audrey DeVeault.
Is Canada Doing Enough to Defend its Oceans?
We may take pride in the landscape that surrounds us, but Canadian waters may conceal some unpleasant truths.
Amnesty International Brings Plight of Farmers to Montreal
The annual Palestinian olive harvest was celebrated at Concordia last Sunday to highlight the struggles of olive farmers in the occupied Palestinian territories.
A new radio show on CJLO is hoping to hit home with Concordia students.
The Nuts and Bolts of Victoria Square’s Protest City
At first glance, Occupy Montreal is a ramshackle series of tents, people and supplies. Chaotically spread out in Victoria Square, the center of Montreal’s financial district, it appears to have no rhyme or reason.
New CSU CEO Already Prepping for Elections
Confusion over the hiring, and firing, of the Concordia Student Union Chief Electoral Officer last week overshadowed the position’s immediate responsibility—organizing the byelection taking place in three weeks.
CUPFA Calls out “Bad Management,” Supports Student
Concordia University’s Part-time Faculty Association released a statement last week officially supporting students on the Nov. 10 Day of Action, calling for us to “Occupy [the] Government” and “defend accessibility to a university education.”
Brochetterie Rodos to Be Replaced by Condos
The landmark Côte-des-Neiges restaurant Brochetterie Rodos was still operating, as it had for 30 years on Queen Mary Rd., when the wrecking ball came for it in the early morning of Oct. 17. Rodos’ owner Christina Yotis was awaiting a judicial hearing concerning her eviction by condo developers, Allprime Property Inc.
Fine Arts Executive Honorariums Officially Up
The Fine Arts Student Alliance budget, which includes an increase in executive honorariums, was officially passed at the FASA meeting on Nov. 1.