Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune Sam Reynolds / McGill Tribune Arts undergraduates voted against entering an unlimited student strike at a special General Assembly (GA) held on Tuesday, March 13. The motion, which was defeated by a vote of 609 to 495 and included 16 abstentions, would have allowed the[Read More…]
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The McGill University Non-Academic Certified Association (MUNACA) voted to accept a collective agreement with the McGill administration on Dec. 5. The union members had been on strike since Sept. 1, 2011 and had been without a labour contract since November 2010. The five-year collective agreement was approved by 71.5 per[Read More…]
Elisha Lerner Following the end of the province-wide demonstration against tuition hikes, 14 students occupied the fifth floor of the James Administration Building wearing hoods and masks. According to Fariddudin Attar Rifai, president of the Association of McGill Undergraduate Student Employees, this occupation allegedly occurred around 4:00 p.m. Soon after,[Read More…]
Sam Reynolds Over 1,000 people gathered yesterday in James Square to discuss the riot police presence of Nov. 10 and its impact on the community. In an open-mic session, students, faculty, and community members offered their own experiences with the riot police and made suggestions on how to move forward[Read More…]
Elisha Lerner Twenty thousand students from all over Quebec gathered on Thursday, Nov. 10 at Place Émile-Gamelin near UQAM to demonstrate against the Quebec government’s proposed tuition increases. The demonstration then made its way up Berri Street at 2:45 p.m., continuing through the streets of Montreal, ending at the McGill[Read More…]