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Coalition fighting for energy transition in Quebec prior to COP21

Credit: http://www.bayareacouncil.org/ Click here to download audio. The 2015 UN Climate Change conference in Paris begins this upcoming Monday. In the midst of this event the Quebec government is currently holding a controversial stance on energy transition. Many new studies, about 4000 pages long, have been made public very recently. Continued fossil fuel use in Quebec […]

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Panel Discussion: Paris and Beirut Attacks, Islamophobia at Home

Click here to download audio. CKUT – Off The Hour hosts a panel discussion situating the recent November ISIS attacks in Paris and Beirut, along with Hollande’s declaration of war, within the local context of xenophobia and the spike in Islamophobic hate crimes which followed in Canada shortly after the attacks. Thank you to our panelists : […]

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Excerpt from Beyond ‘No War’: A Panel Discussion on Demilitarization and Transformative Social Movements

Click here to download audio. On Friday November 13th, Demilitarize McGill hosted the panel discussion “Beyond ‘No War’: Celebrating Resistance to Canadian Nationalism,” in the McConnell Engineering Building. The organization exists to “oppose research, recruitment and other activity for military purposes… by ending military collaboration at McGill.” Beyond No War was moderated by the artist-activist Kama La Mackerel, and […]

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Demand Justice : Bring Daniel Home! One Year Since Youth Deportation

Click here to download audio. In October of 2014, the 17 year old undocumented minor “Daniel” was deported from Canada, after the authorities detained him while visiting his friends at school. Kept in isolation from his family, Daniel was then sent back to Mexico to fend for himself within just over one week. One year […]

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Fight for 15 Campaign Launches to Raise Minimum Wage in Quebec

Click here to download this report. On November 10th, on the other side of the main gates of McGill university, members of the “Coalition contre le travail précaire”, the 15plus.org campaign and many other political organizations in the community of Montreal united to protest the current minimum wage in Quebec. The current minimum wage is […]