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Majority of Faculty Rescinded Speaker Due to His Anti-Feminist Takes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.
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.
After Requesting Work Adjustments Couriers Claim They Were Fired Illegally
After a heavy snowfall on Feb. 13, every bike messenger at QA Courier, a group of five workers, were allegedly fired.
By-Laws Broken After Meeting Held at Reggies, Prohibiting Minors from Participating
PSSA held the meeting at Reggies, which goes against provincial laws stating all association members be able to take part democratically.
Five Year Case Highlights Long Wait Times at Quebec’s Human Rights Commission
Five years after Dominique Jacobs’ sons were brutally arrested by police officers, the Quebec Human Rights Commission came to a decision, calling it racial profiling.
Training Follows Policy for Executives and Councillors
Consent training for all employees of the Arts and Science Federation of Association has been implemented after a council meeting Thursday night.
Protesters Say More Needs to be Done to Protect Indigenous Women
The names of about 50 Indigenous women and girls, who were either murdered or are missing, was read to the crowd following a moment of silence.