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  • CSU Chief Electoral Officer Resigns Ahead of Upcoming By-Elections

    Concerns Raised Over CEO’s Involvement in Multiple Student Elections

    Viktoriya Kadzhiyeva has resigned from her position as the Concordia Student Union’s Chief Electoral officer, three minutes after their council meeting ended on Wednesday night.

  • Thousands March For Paid Internships

    UQAM Administration Attempts to Evacuate University

    Students across Montreal let their voices be heard throughout downtown as over a thousand marched demanding remuneration for all unpaid internships. In a number of departments the provincial government demands that students only take on unpaid internships.

  • 58,000 Quebec Students to Strike This Week for Paid Internships

    French Student Associations Warn of Unlimited Strike in the Winter

    About 58,000 Quebec students will be going on strike this week to pressure the provincial government to demand remuneration for all internships.

  • CSU Looks to Change the Way They Collect Student Fees

    They Say Change Will Resolve Deficit Without Charging Students More Money

    After Wednesday’s council meeting, the Concordia Student Union will put raising the fees they collect for their clubs and student advocacy centre to referendum. They said the increase will allow the CSU to avoid raising fees for students. Referendum voting dates run through Nov. 27-29.

  • Independent Jewish Voices Concordia Releases Letter Condemning CSU Councillor

    Activists Condemn James Hanna for Quoting Anti-Semitic Youtuber

    Independent Jewish Voices Concordia, a Jewish organization supporting Palestine, released an open letter, signed off by Hillel Concordia on Wednesday condemning Concordia Student Union councillor James Hanna for quoting a Youtuber many on campus describe as a neo-nazi.

  • Concordia Retracts Over $103,000 from CSU, Union in Deficit

    CSU Finance Coordinator Recommends Fee-Levy Restructuring

    According to their recent 2017-2018 audited financial statement, the Concordia Student Union’s cash flow is tightening. The CSU’s Finance Coordinator John Hutton said that if the CSU continues its current spending habit, the union will run dry by next summer.

  • ASFA Councillor Appointed as Election CEO Ahead of By-Elections

    Executives Again Propose Fee-Levy Increase

    The Arts and Science Federation of Associations by-elections begin at the end of the month and the position of Chief Electoral Officer had yet to be filled. On Thursdays regular meeting, ASFA council opted to vote a councillor on an interim basis until the role can be permanently filled by someone not on council.

  • Concordia Pledges More Services For Students’ Mental Health

    School to Address In-House Services Over Next Five Years, After Health and Wellness Report Recommendations

    Last fall Concordia president Alan Shepard commissioned a report in the school’s health and wellness services, in response to the increase in number of students seeking mental and physical health services. The report, which has recently been published, outlines various areas Concordia needs to improve on to help support their students.

  • When Will The Sikh Community Have Their Own #MeToo Movement?

    Kaur Siblings Work Together to Prevent Sexual Violence and Support Survivors

    Founded in 2006 by African-American civil rights activist Tarana Burke, the #MeToo movement has served survivors of sexual violence–and particularly young women of colour–talk about their experiences with sexual violence.

  • Vigil for Nicholas Gibbs Calls for More Police Accountability

    Family Suing City for Moral and Punitive Damages

    It was a warm fall day, yellow leaves coloured the floor below as mourners gathered in Trenholme Park in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce to pay their respects to Nicholas Gibbs.