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  • Former President’s Condo Sells for Over $1M

    $350,000 Still Outstanding From Lowy’s Loan

    Concordia has announced it has sold the condominium of former president Dr. Frederick Lowy for $1,050,000—$350,000 less than the…

  • INTERACTIVE: Understanding Montreal’s Municipal Government

    For your convenience, The Link has compiled some information on how Quebec’s metropolis really works.

  • Campus Freedom at Concordia?

    New Freedom of Speech Index Gives Concordia ‘C’ Average

    Concordia University placed higher than the national average in the third annual Campus Freedom Index released Tuesday Sept. 24, a report card-type initiative which seeks to determine the state of free speech at Canadian universities.

  • Concordia Student Sees Politics From the Ground Up

    Daniel Attard Hopes to Nurture Community Spaces if Elected to City Council

    Daniel Attard, a 27-year-old Concordia student and resident of Anjou, is running in the Nov. 3 municipal elections with the Projet Montréal political party, looking to become the city councillor for the borough.

  • New CUTV Tackles Old Problems

    Concordia’s undergrad-funded television station has a new name, a new board and new bylaws, but many questions remain about its financial history.

  • Improving Montreal for the City’s Youth

    CjM publishes Recommendations for Future City Council Ahead of Municipal Election

    With the Nov. 3 municipal election fast approaching, the Conseil jeunesse de Montréal, the city’s youth council, has decided to get involved in the debate and bring youth-related issues to the attention of the candidates in the race.

  • Addressing the Identity Crisis

    McGill Indigenous Awareness Week Seeks Answers to Native Issues

    The notion of identity was the focus of a First Nations panel at McGill University on Sept. 26. Panellists discussed the legal clauses of Indian Status and Band Membership, which restrict third and fourth-generation descendants from inheriting status and its benefits.

  • Concordia Student to Lead Quebec Green Party

    Alex Tyrrell on Breathing New Life into the Party Ahead of a Possible December Provincial Election

    Concordia student Alex Tyrrell is the province’s newest party leader after being elected head of the Green Party of Quebec on Sept. 21. Tyrrell, who is currently pursuing a degree in environmental science, is also by far the youngest party leader in Quebec at age 25.

  • Sustainable Concordia Grows With Fee Levy Funds

    General Meeting Highlights Upcoming Initiatives

    With triple the funding it had last year, Sustainable Concordia held a general meeting to approve a new budget of over $112,000 for the coming academic year.

  • Values Charter Dissent Keeps Truckin’ Despite Some Stalling

    Confusion on Location Halted Marching for One Hour

    While confusion on the starting location caused some delays, one estimate had 3,000 people in downtown Montreal protesting the proposed Charter of Quebec Values this afternoon.