Judicial Board reinstated despite legal concerns

Last Thursday, the SSMU Board of Directors (BoD) voted to immediately reinstate the Judicial Board (J-Board) in order to conclude the J-Board’s upcoming hearing as soon as possible. SSMU will also draft a student referendum question that will bring the J-Board into compliance with Quebec Law. The meeting followed the[Read More…]

Asbestos exporter takes leave from Board of Governors

Asbestos exporter and member of the McGill Board of Governors (BoG) Roshi Chadha announced last Wednesday that she will take a leave of absence from her positions on McGill’s BoG and that of St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, in a move that follows calls for her resignation by anti-asbestos activists. Chadha[Read More…]

AUS GA to vote on joining CLASSE

On Jan. 27, approximately 100 university and CEGEP students created a human barricade outside the Montreal offices of the Ministry of Education to protest the Quebec government’s proposed tuition fee hikes. The protest was organized by the Coalition Large de l’Association pour une Solidarité Syndicale Étudiante (CLASSE), a temporary coalition[Read More…]

Craig Kielburger puts philanthropy in a business context

Elisha Lerner / McGill Tribune Internationally renowned Canadian activist Craig Kielburger opened the Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability (DBCS) last Thursday, Jan. 19 with a keynote speech that addressed the importance of developing sustainable solutions to global issues.   Currently in its ninth year, the DBCS is a three-day long[Read More…]

SSMU launches new Marketplace website

To coincide with the opening of a new year and school semester, SSMU has launched the SSMU Marketplace—an online resource designed to provide students with a new venue for the transaction of goods and services, including textbooks, furniture, tutoring services, and housing. SSMU VP Finance and Operations Shyam Patel was[Read More…]

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