(Mike King / McGill Tribune)

McGillLeaks hijacks SSMU VP Internal’s email account

Around 9 p.m. on Monday night, a group known as McGillLeaks sent all McGill undergraduate students an email using the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Vice-President (VP) Internal’s email account. The email contained a message to the McGill community, incorporating McGillLeaks’ stated purpose, and an attached link to various[Read More…]

(Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune)

Year in Review

September, 2012 – PQ Elected On Sept. 4, 2012, the Parti Québécois (PQ) was elected into a minority government. The elections occurred after months of student protests against the former Liberal government’s proposed tuition increases. As part of their platform, the PQ promised to cancel the tuition increases. The new[Read More…]

Proposed Leacock reconfiguration incites controversy

Over the course of last week, top administrators in the Faculty of Arts began to address concerns from students, faculty, and support staff about the Faculty’s “People, Processes & Partnerships” project. This new plan proposes changes to departmental space configurations in the Leacock building. Currently, a project team of 75[Read More…]

What happened last week in Canada

Montreal police crack down on one-year anniversary protest;
Cree group to finish 1,600 km trek in support of Idle No More movement in Ottawa;
TVO pulls online game that shows pipeline bombing;
Manitobans suffering from flood damages sue Province;
One-man Hunger Strike begins in Vancouver

Concordia’s full-time faculty union ready to strike

In the midst of difficult and on-going negotiations with the administration, the Concordia University Faculty Association (CUFA)—the union that represents all full-time faculty members at Concordia, including professors and librarians—voted 74 per cent in favour of a strike mandate on Mar. 9. The mandate allows CUFA to go on strike[Read More…]

Education Summit

On Feb. 25 and 26, the Parti Québécois (PQ) hosted 61 organizations and groups at its long-anticipated Summit on Higher Education. Over the course of two days, the now-familiar sound of student protests continued in the streets of downtown Montreal, as thousands publicly expressed their disappointment with the actions of[Read More…]

Suzanne Fortier appointed as McGill’s next Principal

On Mar. 5, Stuart H. (Kip) Cobbett, chair of McGill’s Board of Governors (BoG), announced that Dr. Suzanne Fortier had been appointed as McGill’s 17th principal. She will begin her five-year term in September, at which point she will officially replace McGill’s first female principal, Heather Munroe-Blum. The BoG appointed[Read More…]

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