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Casting Out PTSD

Fly Fishing in the Lachine Canal Helps Veterans Tackle Mental Illness

Benoit Sorel throws his gear into an old army duffle bag, gets on his bike and hits the Lachine Canal’s waterfront bike trail. He surveys Montreal as he outfits himself with waders and water-repellent clothing. He can see flashes of perch below the water awaiting his drifting line. With one motion after the other, Sorel loses himself in the act of fly fishing.

  • “Decolonization is not an Aboriginal problem, it’s a Canadian one”

    First Nation Panelists Discuss Memories and Hopes for Aboriginal Education in Canada

    Kenneth Deer hasn’t read Bill C-33, the First Nation’s Control of First Education Act. “And I don’t intend to,” he musingly told an audience of approximately 100 people.

  • Concordia Organization Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed

    Getting started is often the toughest hurdle in the business world. District 3, Concordia’s startup incubator, was developed to help fledgling companies overcome that.

  • Activist Reveals Hidden Military Ties Between Canada and Israel

    “We’re all Palestinians.” These are the words of Jeff Halper, one of 191 Nobel Peace Prize nominees in 2006. Not only a sentiment of solidarity, this statement reflects the effects of Israeli military research on civil liberties in Canada, according to the Israeli academic and peace activist.

  • Anonymity and Ethics in Video Games

    University of the Streets Hosts Video Game Culture Discussion

    Gamers, under the protection and comfort of anonymity, will often do things in video games that they would never do in real life.

  • Piping Hot Resistance

    Fundraiser Seeks to Support Indigenous Resistance to Oil Pipelines

    Activists “piped up” Saturday night to raise awareness about the Energy East Pipeline and fundraise for the Unist’ot’en Camp, a hotbed of grassroots resistance fighting for indigenous peoples’ right to their land in British Columbia.

  • Art in the Atrium

    Concordia Greenhouse Welcomes Students for Workshop on Creating Zines

    Gathered on the top floor of the Hall building, a small group of students sat quietly among shelves of plants, carefully cutting, pasting and glittering a fresh batch of artistic booklets.

  • Hope Sprouts Eternal in Multidisciplinary Soil Panel

    Science, Art and Activism Unite for Sustainable Solutions to Dirty Questions

    “The difference between soil and dirt is that soil is alive while dirt is dead.”

  • Concordia Panel Explores the Work of Aboriginal Artists in the Digital Sphere

    Can the digital realm exist as decolonized space? This was one of the topics discussed at last Friday’s panel discussion “Aboriginal Territories in Digital Space” in the EV building’s auditorium.

  • TRAC Off Track

    Union Will Remain Without Executive Until Heard by National Body

    Internal fighting is threatening to derail Concordia’s teaching assistants’ bargaining power with the university.

  • Teachin’ about Austerity

    Concordia Students Join Together in Teach-In to Fight Austerity

    Members of the recently mobilized Solidarity Concordia want to bring political activism to students by connecting different Concordia student groups for a weeklong conference on anti-austerity projects at the beginning of February.