Tag: protest

Thousands protest against anti-Black racism and police brutality in downtown Montreal

Thousands of Montrealers gathered on May 31 in front of the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal’s (SPVM) downtown headquarters to protest police brutality and anti-Black racism in Canada and the United States. The demonstrations were organized by Justice for Victims of Police Killings, Hoodstock, and Tout Le […]

Protest held for Indigenous peoples traumatized by the child-welfare system

The Canadian federal government has appealed a ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, that ordered them to pay reparations to First Nations children and their families who were separated by the child-welfare system. In response, on Oct. 19, Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Indigenous Affairs Commissioner Tomas Jirousek […]

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 […]