Dozens of students, faculty, and Montrealers blocked the entrances to the Bronfman Building around 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 22 to compel McGill to divest from its Israeli investments, call for a ceasefire in Gaza, and discontinue its study abroad programs in Israel. At 10:16 a.m., McGill sent out an alert[Read More…]
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Anthropologist and filmmaker Sheila Walker showcases documentary and discusses the plurality of Black communities
Cultural anthropologist and documentary filmmaker Sheila Walker hosted a discussion for McGill faculty members and students on the morning of Feb. 14 on the individuality of Black peoples across the globe, especially outside of the Atlantic world. On the evening of Feb. 14, Walker’s documentary, Familiar Faces, Unexpected Places: A[Read More…]
On Feb. 9, McGill held a virtual roundtable discussion on its New Vic Project, hosted by Provost and Executive Vice President (Academic) Christopher Manfredi. The New Vic Project is the subject of an ongoing investigation prompted by a lawsuit that the Kanien’kehá:ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) filed against McGill, the Société[Read More…]
In the Feature of the week: In the clash over McGill’s New Vic Project, Indigenous reporting reveals a landscape of misinformation and institutional tactics, urging a deeper commitment to truthful and empathetic storytelling in mainstream media.
Judge accepts McGill’s application to appeal reinstatement of archaeological panel in Mohawk Mothers case
The Kanien’kehá:ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) and McGill appeared at the Court of Appeal of Quebec on Jan. 16, where McGill presented its application for leave to appeal against Justice Gregory Moore’s Nov. 20 decision to reinstate the court-appointed archaeological panel tasked with overseeing the ongoing investigation into potential unmarked Indigenous[Read More…]
Provost and Executive Vice-President (Academic) Christopher Manfredi emailed all students and staff on Dec. 20, providing an update on McGill’s New Vic Project and a “clarification of salient facts.” This came as the Kanien’kehá:ka Kahnistensera’s (Mohawk Mothers) ongoing investigation into the New Vic Project site, where they fear that there[Read More…]
On Dec. 14, the McGill Board of Governors (BoG) voted to divest from all direct holdings in Carbon Underground (CU) 200 fossil fuel companies, which currently constitute 0.5 per cent of total McGill Investment Pool (MIP) holdings as of December 2022. CU 200 companies include the world’s top 200 coal,[Read More…]
The Kanien’kehá:ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) appeared at the Montreal Courthouse for a five-hour case management hearing on Dec. 1. The hearing came as part of the Mother’s ongoing investigation into McGill’s New Vic Project site, where they fear that there may be unmarked Indigenous graves. The Mothers argued that the[Read More…]
Montreal students flock to Ottawa to demand Canadian government call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza
Content Warning: Mentions of death, violence, genocide, domestic abuse, and rape On Nov. 25, thousands of people from all across Canada marched in Ottawa to stand with Palestine and demand that the Canadian federal government call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. The event was organized by the Palestinian Youth[Read More…]
Content Warning: Mentions of death and abuse On Nov. 20, Justice Gregory Moore ruled to reinstate the court-mandated expert archaeological panel that oversees the ongoing investigation into McGill’s New Vic Project site, where the Kanien’kehá:ka Kahnistensera’s (Mohawk Mothers) suspect that there may be unmarked Indigenous graves. The decision comes after[Read More…]