Slates Proposed Plans and Ideas for the Upcoming General Election
Candidates for the upcoming Concordia Student Union general elections had their chance to go head-to-head to debate topics ranging from fee-levies to student engagement.
Protesters Walk in Solidarity With Oppressed Minorities
In solidarity with anti-racist and anti-fascist movements of the city, the demonstration addressed the growing concern for oppressed minorities being discriminated against and the rise of the nationalist populism that fuels it.
Dominique Rémy Arrested and Fined Without Being Told Why
March 15 started off as a normal Friday for Concordia engineering student Dominique Rémy. Little did he know that evening he would be headbutted, tackled, and arrested outside of his school without explanation following this year’s anti-police brutality protest.
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.
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.
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.