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Over 15 million dollars from McGill Investment Pool tied up in Uyghur genocide

Content warning: Mentions of violence and discrimination  Divest McGill’s recent occupation of the McCall MacBain Arts Building has served as a reminder of the controversy surrounding McGill’s investments in fossil fuels. The McGill Tribune’s investigation into other investments within McGill’s $1.9-billion endowment fund reveals the university’s connection to companies aiding[Read More…]

QPIRG-McGill’s panel on labour exploitation at McGill discusses ongoing contract negotiations and unionization efforts

The annual Social Justice Days event series, organized by the Quebec Public Interest Research Group at McGill University (QPIRG-McGill) and the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), was held from March 7 to 12. Centred on themes of harm reduction and sustainability, the series featured interactive workshops and panel discussions[Read More…]

SSMU Board of Directors hear property proposal for Affordable Student Housing Plan, approves stipend for Divest McGill occupation

During the March 10 meeting of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Board of Directors (BoD), vice-president (VP) External Sacha Delouvrier presented an update on the Affordable Student Housing Plan.  Adopted by the Legislative Council in February 2020, the plan includes a partnership between SSMU and L’Unité de travail[Read More…]

SSMU presidential candidates discuss plans to address structural issues at virtual executive candidate debate

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) hosted their executive candidate debate virtually on March 9. Each candidate presented their platforms and took questions from the current SSMU executives, the SSMUnion, the audience, and an online form. While there are three candidates running for president and vice-president (VP) Internal and[Read More…]

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