Five Arrests, Multiple Counts of Mischief at Annual March
Anti-capitalist protesters threw vandalized the head office of Lemay, the architectural firm building a migrant detention centre, at the annual May Day protest on Wednesday.
Activists and Private Citizens Facilitate Public Discourse on Climate Change
Montrealers organized a town hall event on the Green New Deal at Concordia to discuss economic reforms tackling the climate crisis.
Regulated and Returning Students Exempt from Hikes
As of September 2019, new international students in deregulated programs will see a yearly tuition increase between 4.25 per cent and 8.25 per cent.
Affected Students Could See Hikes Up to 8.25 Per Cent Annually
Supporting documents for an upcoming Concordia Board of Governors meeting, leaked to the Concordia Student Union Friday afternoon, revealed that tuition increases for international students will likely be put to a vote on May 28.
Motion Was to ‘Restore Democracy’ By Passing Positions Through Referendum
The Concordia Student Union’s council shut down a motion to remove all positions not passed by referendum from the positions book by secret ballot on Wednesday night.
Most Candidates Reinstated in Appeal After Judicial Board Discards Additional Information
Concordia Student Union Cut the Crap candidates, who were elected then disqualified in the 2019 general elections, appealed the Chief Electoral Officer’s decision. In Tuesday’s ruling, the Judicial Board announced that all members of the slate, with the exception of Danielle Vandolder-Beaudin, were reinstated.
University to Announce Response to Deregulation on May 28
Concordia President Alan Shepard recently announced the university will lose “millions in funding” as the provincial government begins cutting grants for international students next school year. Since then, the university has been unable to answer exactly how much funding they project they will lose.
Students Protest Outside Board of Governors Meeting
As the mass deregulation of international tuition was being discussed in Wednesday’s Board of Governors meeting, a dozen students gathered outside the GM Building, urging Concordia not to use this as an opportunity to continue increasing international tuition.
ASFA to Use Online Voting Third-Party Platform, Places Cap on Allowances for MAs With Fee-Levies
The Arts and Science Federation of Associations have passed a motion to use SimplyVoting, a third-party platform, to host all future online elections.
Students Sat Outside the Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion’s Office to Denounce Controversial Secularism Bill
Students had a sit-in outside the Minister of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion’s office to denounce controversial Bill 21.
Both Student Associations Sign on to Letter Addressing Provincial Government
Student associations take up positions against proposed “discriminatory” bill.