Coalition of 40 Anti-Racist Groups, and Other Groups in Montreal Step in to Fight Institutional Racism
A coalition of more than 40 anti-racist groups across Quebec decided to launch their own independent commission into systemic racism without help of the government.
Committee to Tackle Issues of Gendered Violence on Campus, Mandate Ends in May
The Concordia Student Union has formed a new Gender Advocacy Committee to address issues surrounding gendered violence on campus, and to address issues of gender advocacy for non-male-identifying students.
Concordia Student Union to Negotiate Health Insurance Deal at End of Year
Current General Coordinator and Advance CSU candidate Omar Riaz and student life coordinator candidate for the ACT slate Daniel Jolicoeur have both come under fire for perceived conflicts of interest with the CSU’s current health and dental insurance provider, the Alliance pour la santé étudiante au Québec.
Test Facility to be Built on Loyola Campus in 2019
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Concordia received $1.2 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to design a net-zero energy research facility on the Loyola campus, which could be the first test facility of its kind in North America.
Student Reached Out To The University For Years But Received No Help
A former Concordia student is filing a complaint against Concordia University with the Quebec Human Rights and Youth Rights Commission for not sufficiently protecting her from sexual harassment she faced from a professor, which she says violates of her right to equality in her education.
Demonstrations Held in Montreal and Other Canadian Cities to Oppose Government Settlement
In a Montreal rally supporting survivors of the Sixties Scoop, impacted attendees shared their stories of being taken from their families at a young age and being moved by the government to a different side of the country.
Protesters Dispersed, Three Arrests Made, One Person Taken to Hospital
By the end, three arrests were made, three tickets given, and three police officers were injured alongside one protester, who police claim was hit by a projectile from another protester.
Statues Insult the “Self-Determination” of Oppressed Peoples, Anti-Colonial Group Claims
Two statues of Queen Victoria in downtown Montreal were vandalized with green paint Wednesday night by a group calling themselves Delhi-Dublin Anti-Colonial Solidarity Brigade.
Initiative Means Not Having to Choose Between Dinner and Dignity
Homeless women, like most women, have periods. What they might not have are the menstrual hygiene products many take for granted.
Omar Riaz to Run in 2019 Federal Elections
Concordia Student Union General Coordinator Omar Riaz is already looking at the next step in his career as a politician—the 2019 federal elections in Montreal’s Ville St. Laurent borough.
Executive Team Restructure Also on This Year’s Ballot
The Arts and Science Federation of Associations is looking to raise their fee levy to $1.40 per credit in the upcoming general elections later this month.