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Mandatory sexual consent and violence training to start Summer 2019

Beginning Summer 2019, McGill University will roll out mandatory online training modules for students, faculty, and staff on sexual violence awareness and consent. At a Feb. 15 information session for the university’s major stakeholders, Dean of Students Christopher Buddle and Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policy) Angela Campbell revealed that […]

Divest McGill hosts weekly protests in solidarity with global divestment movement

This past month, Divest McGill has protested outside of the Arts Building every Friday as part of its new ‘Fossil-free Friday’ initiative. The target of their demonstrations is McGill’s ongoing investments in fossil fuel companies. “Bringing [Fossil-Free Fridays] back up again is a strategy [that will] engage the community and […]

Law enforcement and community experts call for dialogue on systemic discrimination

To promote a better understanding of systemic discrimination and how to combat it, the Centre for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR) and the Criminal Law Group of McGill co-hosted a panel discussion on Feb. 11 titled “Systemic Discrimination: Challenges for Policing in An Age of Diversity and Heightened Public Scrutiny.” […]

UTILE proposes an affordable student housing project for McGill

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) is in the preliminary stages of constructing residential spaces in collaboration with Unité de travail pour l’implantation de logement étudiant (UTILE), a non-profit organization that works toward establishing affordable housing for students in Québec. UTILE was founded in 2012 in an attempt to […]