McGill’s budgetary deficit is expected to be nearly $6 million more than was approved for the 2016 fiscal year, according to the Feb. 17 Senate meeting. Senate also discussed equity practices in hiring tenure-track professors and creating a new school of public policy. Open discussion on employment equity at McGill Professor Angela[Read More…]
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On the emptiness of ‘post-national’ values
Being Canadian has never been so confusing. According to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada has transcended the nation-state paradigm to become the first ‘post-national’ state, where ‘openness,’ ‘respect,’ ‘compassion,’ and ‘willingness to work hard’ are the country’s only distinguishing values. Trudeau’s presumable aim is to counteract bigotry and divisiveness by[Read More…]
SSMU GA a scapegoat for misplaced priorities
The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU)’s General Assembly (GA) is defunct. The main forum actively connecting McGill’s student body to its representative council has apparently run its course. The failure of the Fall 2015 GA to reach quorum, and the whopping zero motions submitted, confirms the collapse; however, proposals[Read More…]