Reports of collusion and corruption are nothing new for Quebec’s construction industry. What is new, however, is the eroding image of engineers and a mounting questions of whether or not engineers are applying ethical and professional standards in their profession.
This time last year, the buzz around November 10, the first full-fledged day of action planned by the student movement, was reaching a fever pitch.
Over 200,000 people took to the streets of Montreal on March 22 to protest tuition increases, many of whom were students from universities across Quebec. The Concordia University delegation, which led the way for the better part of the three-hour event, congregated near the Hall building around 12 p.m. Over 500 students then began to proceed
Who called who first? And why didn’t they call back? Lately, the relationship between the student lobby and the Quebec provincial government sounds like a dating relationship gone sour, as both sides failed to meet in the last few months for consultations leading up to the budget, each blaming the other.
Quebec students stepped up the fight against tuition hikes this week, with tactics ranging from vandalizing a CEGEP, declaring unlimited strikes, blocking the Montreal Stock Exchange and preparing a petition for the National Assembly. More protests are scheduled for the upcoming weeks, say student representatives. Tuition hikes are destined to begin in fall 2012, with a
As he stepped into the cage in the centre of a sparse Montreal crowd screaming for him to “kill, kill, kill,” it must have been difficult for Paul Daley not to realize how abrupt his fall from grace has been.
A McGill law student will be filing a complaint with the Quebec Human Rights Commission after witnessing and recording the use of blackface at a frosh activity on Sept. 15.
Quitting your job, selling your worldly possessions and boarding an RV for five weeks in summer to travel across Canada with your friends is a tempting prospect ”“ and one that the Victoria indie hip-hop group the Pocket Kings have made a reality.