Tag: royal victoria hospital

Kanien’kehá:ka kahnistensera take McGill to federal court over suspected unmarked graves under New Vic Project

A group of Kanien’kehá:ka kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) went to federal court against McGill University, the Ville de Montréal, the Quebec Government, and Stantec, on Jan. 14. The group is seeking an order to halt construction of the New Vic Project until a Mohawk-led investigation into potential unmarked graves on the[Read More…]

Demonstrators rally in solidarity with Mohawk Mothers, demanding a halt to New Vic Project

*Content warning: Violence against Indigenous children, colonialism Mohawk Mothers (Kanien’kehá:ka kahnistensera), alongside the Milton Parc Citizens’ Committee (CCPM), led a solidarity march on Nov. 10. Approximately 40 attendees gathered outside the gates of the Allan Memorial Institute on Pine Avenue at 4:30 p.m. to march in solidarity with the Kanien’kehá:ka[Read More…]

Tribune Explains: McGill’s New Vic Project

After the site was decommissioned in 2015, McGill has launched a proposal to renovate part of the Royal Victoria Hospital to create a state-of-the-art research, teaching, and learning hub dedicated to Sustainability Systems and Public Policy. The project was named the New Vic Project, and construction on the old Royal[Read More…]

The future of the RVH site

In September, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced the creation of the principal’s task force on the academic vision and mission of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) site. According to the task force’s website, it is an initiative to involve community members at McGill in determining the details of the potential purchase[Read More…]

PGSS discusses McGill’s potential acquisition of Royal Victoria Hospital

Ratification of Secretary-General’s resignation The Council passed a motion to ratify Juan Pinto’s resignation from the position of the Secretary-General. Pinto will officially leave his position on Feb. 16. Future of Royal Victoria Hospital McGill Vice-Principal (Communications and External Relations) Olivier Marcil spoke to the Post-Graduate Students’ Society (PGSS) Council to discuss future[Read More…]

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