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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.