Tag: Strike

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.

McGill, Concordia students go on a three-day strike against proposed tuition increases

From Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) and Concordia Student Union (CSU) led a student strike against the Quebec government’s tuition hikes first proposed in October 2023. On Nov. 29, the provincial government announced that Canadian students from outside of Quebec will have to[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…]

Post-referendum debate erupts among LSA members over lack of clarity and implications of constitutional amendments

After a brief campaign and voting period, the McGill Law Students Association (LSA) announced on March 14 that a change requiring a supermajority—two-thirds of voters—to pass a strike was rejected. Despite the referendum question’s failure to pass, many students are still confused about the implications of the constitutional amendment and[Read More…]

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