Leaked Closed Session Tapes Reveal Controversy as CSU Council Awards Max Bonus to Former Academic and Advocacy Exec
Councillors Voted by Secret Ballot to Boost Patrick Quinn’s Bonus From 1 to 10% in Unusual Decision
The unusual decision will be revisited at this evening’s CSU meeting, at which council will consider a motion to reverse it.
Motion Raised at Special Council Meeting Discussed Whether Funds Could Be Retrieved; How to Avoid Future Recurrences
Former academic and advocacy coordinator Patrick Quinn has already received the $3,187.42 of his amended bonus. It will probably not be possible to recuperate the funds despite concerns that the revision violated policy.
Protesters Chant “We Believe You” in Support of Sexual Assault Survivors
Parc La Fontaine came to life as protesters gathered to bring attention to the wave of online accusations against perpetrators of sexual assault in Quebec.
Academic Coordinator Has Support of Executive Team Despite Status
After it was revealed that ASFA academic coordinator Phoebe Lamb is not eligible for her position, the executive team rallied behind her with a statement of support. The issue will be settled at a special council meeting.
Solidarity Across Borders Leads Call for Regularization of Undocumented Workers, Asylum Seekers, and International Students
Hundreds marched down Berri St. demanding legal status for undocumented migrant workers, international students, and asylum seekers.
Centralized System Chosen Over Fee-Levy Made System
Concordia’s centralized online opt-out system has been given an official deadline: fall 2020. A previous system designed by fee-levy groups has been scrapped and will be reimagined.
Change Is Long Overdue at the University, Say Petition Co-Authors
Concordia must address systemic anti-Black racism at the university, according to a statement written by a group of Black and non-Black faculty, students, and staff. Their seven demands have been endorsed by thousands.
Unfair Wages and Dismissal of Safety Precautions Brought Center Stage
As Dollarama profited off the ongoing pandemic, their factory workers were left without PPE and a safe work environment. Around 60 protesters gathered to demand change.
Racist Policing, Prisoner Mistreatment, COVID-19 Lead Prison Decarceration Protest
Protesters chanted “solidarity” alongside prisoners at Bordeaux prison to fight against systemic racism and the prison’s lack of precautions taken in light of COVID-19.
Controversial Bill Tabled Hours After Protest
Hundreds gathered at Mount Royal to protest Bill 61. Hours later it was announced the bill did not pass and will be revisited in September.
As Numerous Students Anonymously Accuse Islanders on Twitter, 2016 Survivor Names Herself for the First Time
Alyson Berube, a survivor of sexual assault has come forward about her experience at John Abbott College, shedding a light on a much wider problem that encompasses many of the school’s sports teams.