Demonstrators Gathered To Fight For Social Justice
Approximately 150 people gathered at the French Consulate in downtown Montreal to stand in solidarity with the French social movement Nuit Debout on Friday evening.
Two Proposals Affecting Rights of Student-Protesters Fail To Pass
Two proposals—one by the university and the other by students—were raised to resolve a contentious university bylaw that prevents students from serving on Senate, the Board of Governors, and other Concordia bodies if they’ve been sanctioned under the school’s Code of Rights and Responsibilities within the past three years.
Amnesty International Organizes Demonstration in Support of Imprisoned Blogger
“End oppression, allow expression,” sang the protesters that gathered in front of the Complexe Guy-Favreau in downtown Montreal on Thursday, April 21.
Union Taking Measures To Combat Rape Culture On Campus
The Concordia Student Union has officially drafted a Safer Spaces Policy.
The Demonstration Was Not Declared Illegal, No Arrests Made
The event was part of a two-day string of protests in North America under the #FightFor15 movement, which was started by American fast-food workers seeking a living wage in 2012.
$185,600 to Be Given for New Kitchen Appliances
The Concordia Student Union will give the Hive café $185,600 to buy appliances for a new kitchen space, which will be part of renovations on the seventh floor of the Hall building downtown.
Protest Declared Illegal after Rocks Were Thrown at Police
Riot police charged at a group of roughly 150 protesters in downtown Montreal on Monday evening, launching tear gas and sending the assembled crowd of demonstrators running.
Cuts Stem From The Quebec Government
Several Concordia students received an email from Quebec’s Aide financière aux etudes last week saying they would not be receiving as much financial aid as expected for the month of May.
Federation Unable to Change Its Bylaws, New Executive Team Elected
It’s official now—the Arts and Science Federation of Associations will not restructure.
Vigil Took Place in Remembrance of Jean-Pierre Bony
“Justice for Bony! Justice for Fredy!” the crowd screamed into the snowy night.
Protester Detained by Undercover Police May File Déontologie Complaint
The charges stem from an anti-austerity protest Dugrenier attended where he took photos of what he believed were plain clothes cops.