Tag: quebec

Restructuring our schools starts with our students

In the Feature of the Week: North American public schools reinforce systemic racial and socioeconomic inequity and marginalized students deserve better support. Opinion editor Isaiah Albert-Stein argues that educational reforms must center anti-oppressive practices and young people’s agency.

Egbert Gaye’s death leaves a gaping hole in Black anglophone journalism in Quebec

Egbert Gaye, the founder of one of the few Black-run newspapers in Montreal, and the only one to continue to operate over past decades, passed away on June 4, 2023, leaving behind an incredible legacy for Montreal’s Black community. His newspaper, Montreal Community Contact, provides media representation for Montreal’s English-speaking[Read More…]

The Tribune Explains: Quebec’s public sector strikes and what they mean for students

With 800 schools closed indefinitely, CÉGEPs shut down, almost a thousand surgical procedures postponed, and operating rooms limited to 70 per cent capacity, Quebec’s public sector strikes are clearly causing disruption. But what are the origins of this strike? And how does it impact students? Why are public sector workers[Read More…]

Student journalism must serve as an example for mainstream media on responsible reporting

Student journalism has a long, rich history of on-the-ground reporting of university-related issues. McGill’s first newspaper, The McGill Gazette, began in 1874, and today’s vibrant publications maintain this legacy. In light of recent violence in Israel and Palestine, rising tensions on campuses have illuminated the division and bias that mainstream[Read More…]

Point-Counterpoint: McGill’s decision to pause its $50 million French program

McGill must teach Legault a lesson – Liliana Mason  Following the Quebec government’s Oct. 13 announcement of a tuition hike for out-of-province and international students, the McGill administration announced a pause to its $50 million Rayonnement du Français initiative—set to teach both students, faculty and staff French and help them[Read More…]

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