Student Boycott

#7 Update May 21, 2012 – The Politics of Civil Disobedience – Bill 78

After 14 weeks of student unrest, boycotts, demonstrations and strikes, it is reasonable for citizens of Quebec to wish for the conflict to come to a just and fair resolution. To arrive at closure, you need to demonstrate good faith …

Update #6 May 11, 2012 – The Wrong Deal

At some point, you just feel like a kid in the back seat of your parent’s car, enduring a seemingly endless journey to somewhere. You have no control over anything, and are left asking the inevitable question to those in …

#5 Update – April 8, 2012 – Peace: A Road Not Taken

Faculty and students are seeing the end of the semester with a student protest that is winding down for the majority of Concordia’s students. Everyone is buckling down to complete the semester and/or figure-out a number of different grading options …

#4 Update, April 1, 2012 — Hard Pickets, Soft Pickets, and Hard Lines

The Association thanks its members for the valuable feedback and suggestions they made at our Annual General Meeting this past Thursday, March 29.  Our strength as an organisation is founded upon your support and commitment. There were many issues to …

“Les Profs contre la Hausse”

We have been asked by Concordia students and faculty to invite members to attend a mobilisation of Concordia PT and FT faculty opposed to the privatisation of education. The event will take place this Thursday, March 29th at 9:30 a.m. in front of the …

# 3 UPDATE March 25, 2012 – From Peaceful Protest to the Politics of Confrontation

On March 22nd, Concordia Students joined tens of thousands of their counterparts from across the province to voice their objection to the Charest government’s policy on tuition. The march was well-organised, well-attended and peaceful. The University administration’s response to this, …

Massive Demonstrations Support Quebec Students Striking Against Fee Hikes — Richard Fidler

Tens of thousands of students and their supporters marched in major Quebec cities yesterday, March 18, in opposition to the Jean Charest government’s promise to impose a 75 per cent increase in post-secondary education fees over the next five years. …

Open Letter to the People – by Anna Kruzynski and Eric Shragge

Top 10 Reasons to Support the Student Strike by Anna Kruzynski and Eric Shragge, professors at the School of Community and Public Affairs, Concordia University Tuesday March 13th, 2012. Two weeks ago, the undergraduate students in our School voted to …

Sign the MANIFESTO: Teachers Against Tuition Increases

Sign the MANIFESTO: Teachers Against Tuition Increases Below is a manifesto, written by three CEGEP teachers. If you would like to sign the manifesto, send an e-mail to manifestecontrelahausse@hotmail.com include your name, the discipline that you teach and the educational …

# 2 UPDATE March 19, 2012 – University to close on March 22nd

Meeting The Challenges With The Politics of Protest  CUPFA members will be pleased to know that your Executive continues to take a leading role with the membership and within the University on the student protests about the tuition issue. We …