Research Will Focus on Development of Indigenous Youth in Quebec
In December of 2018, Concordia professor Natasha Blanchet-Cohen was announced to have been granted a large amount of funding as part of joining the Youth Network Chair: Pathways toward youth autonomy and fulfilment in a transforming society.
Laws Prohibiting Communication At Heart of Mistrust
“Talk to us,” said Camille Thompson, external and mobilization coordinator at the Concordia Student Union, about the lack of communication between Concordia’s sexual misconduct committee and students.
President’s Remarks ”Misguided” Says Coms Students
After months of planning, the Communications department’s strike against unpaid internships took place between March 6 to 8.
Students Calling for provincial Government to End Consultations and Take Action
With more student taking on strike mandates across the province, university students marched to continue butting heads with the provincial government over the remuneration of internships.
Report Reveals Distrust Between Students and University
In a new report looking at the climate in Concordia’s English department, students and alumni reported on going sexual violence and harassment on the part of faculty.
Majority of Faculty Rescinded Speaker Due to His Anti-Feminist Takes
A debate on censorship and free speech was provoked after the Liberal Arts College disinvited a keynote speaker because of his views on feminism.
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.
After Being Pushed Out of Westmount, the Homeless Centre Finds a New Home on Parc Ave
As a result of gentrification and upcoming condos, homeless shelter the Open Door has moved from Westmount to Parc Ave. This did not come without troubles, as a petition was held by some businesses to denounce the centre from opening on Parc Ave. Shelter director David Chapman provides some insight on the how the shelter has been running since its move, the problems of gentrification, and how it not only impacts shelters, but also those who use the Open Door.
President Expecting Internship Recommendations in The Fall
After a Concordia senate meeting in late February, President Alan Shepard said he would prefer if students didn’t go on strike against unpaid internships.
General Quebec Strike Will Begin March 18
The Quebec-wide coalition against unpaid internships has set March 18 as the date for their general unlimited strike.