Our Turn Board Fired Without Warning
Minutes after a phone call regarding their funding towards Our Turn National, Concordia Student Union Financial Executive John Hutton received an email from the organization informing him they’ve incorporated. The letter mentioned that Our Turn, a student-led organization that aims to end sexual violence on campuses across Canada, and gives thanks to the previous board for their service and work.
A Month After Student Vote, McGill Provost Announces Decision Will Be Made in January
It’s been a month since McGill students stood the rain to protest the university’s varsity sports team’s name, the Redmen. Weeks later, students voted 78 per cent in favour to change the name entirely.
Petitions and Protests Planned Over the Next Few Months
Philomène Césaire found an apartment in her price range in Parc-Extension. However, the city required her to leave in winter 2015 because her landlord’s neglect of the property made it unsafe.
Finance Policies to Be Reviewed, After $450 Is Mishandled
The Arts and Science Federation of Associations announced a new finance coordinator will be taking over temporarily after $450 in petty cash was retracted from the federation’s office.
Union Releases Costs of Cancelled Election, General Coordinator Responds to Transparency Worries
Voting for the Concordia Student Union by-elections will take place online. CSU council agreed Wednesday night that the by-elections—initially set to take place between Nov. 27 and 29—will take place on an online platform separate from My.Concordia this January.
Students Displeased With Claire Girard-Moreau’s Online Presence
Concordia Student Union councillors and candidates in the by-election sent out an email Friday morning to Chief Electoral Officer Claire Girard-Moreau demanding her resignation.
Shepard To Become President of Western University
Concordia President Alan Shepard announced on Thursday afternoon he will be leaving the university to become the President of Western University in Ontario.
Canada Remains Guilty of Closing Its Borders to Asylum Seekers
Activists gathered on Wednesday morning in front of the Honduran Consulate General in Montreal in solidarity with the migrant caravans who are forcefully exiled from their country and detained at the US-Mexican border.
Vote Delayed to Next Semester After Voting Procedures Were Not Followed
The Concordia Student Union’s by-elections have been delayed until January.
Activists Say Laws Limit Civil Rights for Trans and Non-Binary People
A trial against the Quebec government is set to take place on Jan. 7 until Feb. 1 to challenge the discrimination trans and non-binary people face in Quebec.
Construction Delayed, Project Completion Set for Spring or Summer 2020
After multiple delays and an increase to the project budget, The Woodnote Housing Cooperative has secured the $18 million total funding to push forward, with construction set to take place in the spring.