Tag: Anti-Austerity Week

SSMU, Anti-Austerity McGill stand in solidarity with Quebec teachers’ unions

On Sept. 30, around 34,000 supporters of the  Fédération Autonome de l’Enseignement (FAE) protested austerity measures imposed by the Quebec government by marching to Square Victoria. The FAE represents eight teachers’ unions, and encompasses teachers from elementary and high schools in Montreal and its surrounding region.  The 2015-2016 provincial budget[Read More…]

Inaugural Anti-Austerity Week aims to educate students

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) held its first ever Anti-Austerity Week Sept. 14 through 18. According to SSMU Vice-President (VP) External Affairs Emily Boytinck, the events and workshops were intended to educate the McGill community.  “The purpose of Anti-Austerity Week was to develop baseline public education for folks[Read More…]

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