Cyclists Lay Dead on Montreal Streets to Protest Car Culture
Bicycle activists staged a die-in to highlight the number of accidents between cyclists and motorists on Montreal streets and to raise awareness of alternative transportation options on Sept. 22.
$35 Million Complex at Loyola Campus Ready for Business
The PERFORM Center is now fully open in the Athletic Complex at the Loyola campus, housing state of the art research facilities, health programs, and training equipment.
Author Says Arabs are Fundamentally Against Two State Solution to Israel-Palestine Conflict
World-renowned lawyer, Harvard professor and author, Alan Dershowitz—who is best known for defending O.J. Simpson in the infamous 1995 murder case—came close to Concordia on Thursday, but seemed to distance himself from what he once called the “bigoted” university.
Kai Nagata Discusses Broadcast News and Life Post-CTV
Former CTV reporter Kai Nagata aired more dirty laundry about his experiences as a mainstream broadcast journalist this past Monday at Dawson College.
Foundation Raises Millions to Fight HIV/AIDS and Spread Awareness
Quebec’s leading HIV/AIDS foundation hosted their 19th annual fundraising walk on Sept. 18. The Farha Foundation, which hosted Ça Marche, is in the middle of a campaign to raise $400,000 by Dec. 1 of this year–with $300,000 raised so far.
New Executives Get Ratified in Brief General Meeting
Executives of the Fine Arts Student Alliance can now lay claim to their job titles, as a near-unanimous vote resulted in the ratification of April’s election results at a special general meeting on Sept. 13.
Search for a CEO
The first meeting of the Arts & Science Federation of Associations Council kicked off with the loss of an executive on Thursday, as President Alex Gordon read the resignation letter of VP External Affairs and Sustainability Asma Omar.
NDP MP Talks
In the last Canadian Federal election, the New Democratic Party formed the official opposition to Stephen Harper’s Conservative government. It was the largest number of seats held in the House of Commons by the NDP in its 40-year history.
Vanier Library Hosts First Human Library
Though the notion of renting a person might seem a bit unseemly, Katherine Hall, coordinator of the Human Library project, insisted the event is not at all like slavery.
MP and Former Hab Ken Dryden Talks Hockey, Politics
Legendary Montreal Canadiens goalie Ken Dryden had hopeful messages for two bodies of consummate survivors during his appearance on Thursday evening.