Tag: divest mcgill

The process is the protest

Between March 7 and March 18, organizers from Divest McGill occupied the McCall MacBain Arts Building to protest McGill’s multi-million dollar investments in the fossil fuel industry, calling on McGill to confront their complicity in settler-colonialism, white supremacy, and capitalism.  Over the past two weeks, Divest not only called attention[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…]

The SSMU BoD’s ratification of the Divest for Human Rights Policy is long overdue

On July 22, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) Board of Directors ratified the “Divest for Human Rights Policy” with five votes in favour and two votes against. Back in February, SSMU’s democratic bodies—the General Assembly and the Legislative Council—overwhelmingly voted to approve the policy. However, the Board of[Read More…]

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