World University Service of Canada Wants Club Status
The Student Refugee Program, run by the non-profit World University Service of Canada, matches refugee students with Canadian universities and provides a network of financial support and guidance.
Elections Runs From March 28 to 30
Voting for the Concordia Student Union general elections will run from March 28 to 30. Three slates are running this year, Team Connect, Team Unity and Embrace ConU. Team Connect is the only slate with candidates for every position. An independent student is also running for General Coordinator. All positions are contested except the Sustainability Coordinator. Quorum for the election is 450.
Concordia’s Only French Publication Bouncing Back After Fee-Levy Suspension
Concordia’s French-language magazine, L’Organe, has had their fee-levy reinstated—ensuring that the magazine can keep printing four issues per year.
Fee-Levy Increase Voted Down Again
Extensions are allowed when elections fail to reach quorum, according to Chief Electoral Officer, Samuel Miriello.
Only a Handful of Far-Right Present
On the steps of Montreal City Hall on March 19—surrounded by a large police presence— anti-fascist activists were steadfastly waiting. They arrived over an hour earlier to shut down a demonstration organized by the Canadian Coalition of Concerned Citizens.
Fee-Levy Increase and Bylaw Changes on Ballot
Voting in the Arts and Science Federation of Associations referendum will run from March 21 to 23. ASFA represents about 20,000 students within Concordia’s arts and sciences programs. Quorum, the number of students that need to vote for the election is 435.
2017 ASFA General Elections Candidate Breakdown
Voting for the Arts and Science Federation of Associations general elections will run from March 21-23. ASFA represents about 20,000 students within Concordia’s Arts and Sciences programs. Quorum, the number of students that need to vote for the election is 435.
Senate Update: Questions About MIGS Go Unanswered as History Professors Seek Explanation
Concordia University will grant academic accommodations for students who request it, for classes that took place from March 1 to 3, when the bomb threats targeting Muslim students were made.
City Farm School Teaches the Art of Herbal Medicine
Shanara Eisan learned the benefits of the tea when she took the City Farm School’s herbal medicine internship last year at Concodia, and has since incorporated the herbal techniques learned there into her health routine.
Concordia’s Sustainability Action Fund Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary
Every year they use about $115,000 of what they get from students to fund student-led initiatives, explained SAF CEO Nadra Wagdy. They’ve used this amount to help finance about 35 projects per year, she said.