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Alleged plot enrages SSMU

Relations between the Students' Society and La Fédération Etudiante Universitaire du Québec have reached the boiling point this week due to what SSMU has deemed a "scheme to undermine the political sovereignty and democratic processes of the McGill campus.
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Former PM Joe Clark to join McGill staff

The McGill Centre for Developing-Area Studies recently hired political activist Joe Clark, who will begin teaching Oct. 1. He will be taking the position of Professor of Practice for Public-Private Sector Partnerships and will be responsible for helping build bridges between academic, public sector, private sector and NGOs to real world issues.
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Creating a clean Canadian future

Sustainable development and environmental law were on the minds of 65 lawyers from across Canada as they met in Montreal last week. Addressing topics such as criminal law and the environment, evaluation of environmental damages and Aboriginal law, the 18th annual Environmental Lawyers in Government conference discussed ways to solve current environmental problems.
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SSMU prepares inaugural year for Faculty Olympics

Have you always known that your faculty could beat the crap out of any other faculty on campus? You might have to put up or shut up this winter with the introduction of the first ever Faculty Olympics. Although the idea has been around since at least last year, the Faculty Olympics have never been realized.
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Africa is not the dark continent

A conference on African development held at Concordia University Saturday and Sunday reminded its audience of their "global responsibility" towards the world's impoverished peoples. Organized by the Global Forum on International Cooperation, a student organization at Concordia, the conference, entitled "Connecting Global Youth Confronting Global Challenges: A Conference on African Development," explored dilemmas and realities of development in Africa.
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NATIONAL: First Nations’ new station

In hopes of preserving First Nations language and promoting world peace, the first of a network of radio stations sponsored by the Global Country of World Peace was launched Thursday. The station will broadcast from Fredericton, New Brunswick in the native languages of the area, Maliseet, Mi'kmaq and Passamaquoddy.
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CAMPUS: SSMU Flying Squad getting its wings

Students' Society Vice-President External Max Silverman is looking to make some noise on campus with his latest initiative, the SSMU Flying Squad. The group, which is still in its early stages of planning, plans to make it easier to mobilize students for issues that require support.
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CAMPUS: Thieves break into Leacock lockers

Last Thursday, 74 lockers in the basement of the Leacock Building were vandalized. A still unknown person or persons cut the locks and rifled through the contents of the lockers most likely between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. As of Friday evening, some students had reported missing items, mostly of little value.
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FEUQ membership on fall referendum

For the second time in two years, Students' Society Council has taken steps to remove SSMU from student lobbying group la Fédération Etudiante Universitaire du Québec. In a special Council meeting held Thursday, a motion was passed that will add the question of SSMU's membership in la FEUQ to the fall referendum ballot.
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All GA motions pass

The Students' Society held its first semi-annual General Assembly of the year last Thursday. Required once a semeseter after an ammendment to the Students' Society constitution made last spring, the GA is designed to provide a way for students to take part in active democracy on campus.
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