Tag: protest

McGill’s policy on social injury leaves few options for protesters

On March 28, McGill’s Provost and Executive Vice-President (Academic) informed the campus community via email that “some protestors and picketers again attempted to disrupt University activities” and that “police made at least one arrest and the university has chosen to press charges.” Reports suggest the disruptive actions were carried out[Read More…]

Students demand McGill divest from companies supporting Israel’s siege on Gaza in national week of action

Over 100 students gathered outside the McGill Arts Building on Feb. 2 to stand in solidarity with Palestine and demand divestment from corporations complicit in Israel’s ongoing siege on Gaza. McGill students joined those from Concordia and walked toward Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), waving Palestinian flags and chanting[Read More…]

Students decry tuition hikes during SSMU town hall

On the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 25, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) held a town hall to discuss the Quebec government’s proposed tuition increases for out-of-province students. Students and organizers voiced concerns over the policy’s impacts on access to education and quality of learning and discussed ways to[Read More…]

Pro-Palestine protests rally against McGill University and Legault

Content Warning: Descriptions of Israel-Palestine conflict, mentions of death, violence, and mourning Hundreds protested against McGill University’s administration and Quebec Premier François Legault on Friday, Oct. 20, condemning Israel’s airstrikes in Gaza and the suppression of Palestinian voices on the university’s campus.    Friday’s Montreal protests came after two weeks of[Read More…]

Rising Israel-Palestine conflict: Reactions at McGill and across Montreal

Content Warning: Descriptions of Israel-Palestine conflict, mentions of death, violence and mourning Montreal’s Israeli and Palestinian communities organized events and rallies during the week of Oct. 8 in reaction to the escalating conflict in Israel and Gaza. The Tribune covered events across the McGill campus and city.  The Hamas attack[Read More…]

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