Opinion

Opinions from our editorial board and contributors.

The adoption of the Palestine Solidarity Policy is a historic victory

On March 21, the Palestine Solidarity Policy was overwhelmingly approved by the undergraduate students of McGill University in the Winter 2022 Referendum, garnering a 71 per cent “yes” vote.  The policy mandates the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) to campaign for McGill University to condemn Canary Mission and other[Read More…]

The selective humanity in Canada’s refugee policy

Canada’s open-arms response to the recent Ukrainian refugee crisis is, rightfully, a point of pride for Canadians. Refugees of all backgrounds face unimaginable challenges through no fault of their own, from dangerous sea crossings to lasting mental trauma. Countries that recognize these challenges and contribute their attention and resources to[Read More…]

Redressing the history of medical injustice at McGill

Content warning: Enslavement, medical abuse, racial and colonial violence  McGill’s troubled history of abuse and complicity in violence toward Black, Indigenous, and disabled people is nothing new. James McGill enslaved at least three Black people and two Indigenous children, an increasingly recognized and discussed reality within the community, especially following[Read More…]

SSMU Executive Endorsements 2022—2023

The McGill Tribune presents its endorsements for the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) 2022—2023 Executive team. President Bryan Buraga If elected, Bryan Buraga’s 2022-2023 term would be his second—he served as SSMU president during the 2019-2020 academic year. His experience is, unsurprisingly, extensive: He has in-depth knowledge of SSMU’s structures,[Read More…]

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