Police Clash with Protesters as Thousands Take to the Streets To Protest Police Violence
Thousands of protesters took to the streets on Sunday to peacefully decry institutional racism and the role it played in the recent deaths of Black people across North America. The SPVM replied with tear gas and arrests.
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.
‘Studentification’ of Neighbourhood Threatens Low-Income Residents
Dialogue, community partnership, and non-profit student housing are among the tools identified by the report as necessary to balance the university’s adverse impacts.
Fee-Levy Consultation Report Approved by CSU Council in Separate Vote
CSU councillors approved the fee-levy consultation report, but the motion to implement it was tabled indefinitely.
CEO Accused of “Taking Sides”
After Harvin Hilaire’s controversial disqualification from last month’s CSU election, the appeal for his case to the Judicial Board failed—leaving him without a spot on council.
Carr Hopes Online Delivery Will Be a Richer Experience Than Last Semester
The news brings a degree of certainty, even as many students fret that online courses might not provide the quality of education they demand from their studies.