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McGill Faculty of Law introduces intensive course on indigenous law

After its holiday break, the Faculty of Law launched a week-long intensive course on indigenous law as part of its mandatory first-year Integration Workshop. The first of its kind at McGill, the course sets out to introduce first-year law students to indigenous legal tradition. The 2015 Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) called… Keep Reading

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McGill community members appointed to Order of Canada

    The Order of Canada was established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and it is one of Canada’s highest civilian honours. The prestigious title recognizes Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to Canadian society and have enriched the lives of those in our country. Governor General and former McGill principal, David… Keep Reading

(L-A Benoit / The McGill Tribune)
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The Algemeiner ranks McGill fourth worst university for Jewish students

In late December, The Algemeiner – a Jewish newspaper in the United States – ranked McGill University as the fourth worst university for Jewish students in its first annual list of “The 40 Worst Colleges for Jewish Students” in North America. The Algemeiner editors reviewed anti-Semitic actions on campuses according to the definition by the U.S. State… Keep Reading

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$20 million donated to the Montreal Neurological Institute

On Dec. 16, the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) received a donation of $20 million from Larry Tanenbaum, the chairman of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. The MNI is the largest specialized neuroscience research centre in Canada and, as part of McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, offers students a variety of research opportunities. The $20 million will… Keep Reading

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McGill launches Summer Academy for high school students

For the first time, McGill Enrolment Services will run a program for high school students in Grades 10 and 11 called the “McGill Summer Academy.” The program will run for two weeks starting July 9, 2017. The Academy will allow students to stay in McGill residences, take courses with graduate students, and participate in organized… Keep Reading

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Open forum for the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education provokes dialogue on indigenous issues

On Nov. 22, the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education hosted an open forum to discuss their progress and receive input from members of the McGill Community. The Task Force was launched Sept. 22 of this year with the purpose of creating initiatives focused on integrating indigenous viewpoints into all areas of… Keep Reading

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ISID presents “Unpacking Participatory Democracy”

On Nov. 22 and 23, McGill students and faculty joined activists at a conference titled “Unpacking Participatory Democracy: From theory to practice and from practice to theory,” presented by the McGill Institute for the Study of International Development. Activists from global organizations, including South Africa’s Open Democracy Advice Centre, the UK’s Integrity Action, and Germany’s Transparency… Keep Reading

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