Student March Accompanied By Riot Police as Protest Ends Peacefully
Ahead of the provincial government’s budget announcement, supporters of the cause gathered at Place Émilie-Gamelin on Wednesday night and took to the streets once again in an effort to continue to apply pressure on the provincial government to change their policies around internships.
Solidarity Economy Incubator Shut Down by Council
The group’s suggestion that $0.35 be removed from the fee-levy collected for the union’s Student Space, Accessible Education, and Legal Contingency Fund is sounding alarm for some.
General Assemblies Set to Take Place Friday
For the second time in two days, students across Montreal partook in a march against unpaid internships. The demonstration was capped off by students coming to a halt in front of the office of the ministry of higher education.
SEIZE Motion Not Reconsidered at CSU Council Meeting
After the Concordia Student Union council shut down the inclusion of a referendum question on creating a solidarity economy incubator in the regular elections last month, the motion was brought back to the table for reconsideration–and shut down–at a council meeting March 13.
International Students Pay Almost $1,000 More Than Canadian Students
For the upcoming 2019 General Elections, the Concordia Student Union will be asking for support through a referendum question to add an international student health plan to the union’s mandate.
Chair of Concordia’s Journalism Department Supports Student Initiative
Kickstarting their week-long strike against unpaid internships, students in the School of Community and Public Affairs and Journalism are joining about 35,000 student throughout the province.
Montreal Sees Largest Turnout for International Climate Change March
Of the climate strikes simultaneously happening throughout Canada, the one in Montreal was the biggest. About 150,000 people, most being students, mobilized to demand change Friday afternoon.
Article Removed Amid a Number of Factual Errors
On March 17, The Link published an article titled “Chez Doris to Foresee Almost 40,000 Women by March 2019.” The article has since been retracted amid a number of factual errors.
23rd Annual Protest ‘No Justice, No Peace’
Pedestrians were urged to evacuate Sherbrooke St. as protesters smashed car windows, rolled dumpster fires down the street, and set off fireworks at the height of the 23rd annual anti-police brutality march.
Quebec, Out of Province, and International Students Will Experience Hikes Over Three Years
Three John Molson School of Business programs will experience tuition hikes which will increase over the next three years. This will be imposed on Quebec, out of province, and international students.
Princess Somefun Leaving Executive Team by End of Month
The Concordia Student Union’s Internal Coordinator Princess Somefun resigned at a council meeting Wednesday night due to a toxic environment.