Protest

Student-led protest blazes political trail

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to demand that residents of the region be able to choose their leader for the upcoming 2017 election — for which China has said they’ll be determining the candidates.Continue...

Canadian climate neglected

Climate change was a hot topic in September, with politicians and celebrities alike focusing on issues of sustainability and global protests highlighting a need for action.Continue...

Fine Arts students protest at Summerhill

BFA students to present motion at Board of Trustees tonightContinue...

University to discuss drafting freedom of expression guidelines

Early in March, McMaster University released drafted guidelines for freedom of expression and acceptable protest on campus. The guidelines followed controversial University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson’s speech on campus from the year before.Continue...

My experience at the Jordan Peterson protest

“I am not going to give this guy with his hand raised like in a classroom the megaphone because I do not care what he has to say.”Continue...

University, Kingston Police respond to Jordan Peterson protests

While Jordan Peterson and Bruce Pardy engaged in “The Rising Tide of Compelled Speech in Canada” lecture inside Grant Hall on Monday, around 150 protesters outside the building rallied against the talk with signs, shouts and distractions. The next day, Kingston Police released a statement confirming the arrest of one protester.Continue...

Jordan Peterson lecture continues despite disruptions by protesters

With protesters present both inside and outside of Grant Hall, Jordan Peterson was quick to address the disruptions to Monday’s lecture. “Mark my words, that’s the sound of barbarians pounding at the gates,” Peterson told the audience.Continue...

Jordan Peterson protesters break window at Grant Hall, barricade exits

On Mar. 5, a protest erupted outside of Grant Hall at 4:00 p.m. in opposition to a lecture delivered by controversial University of Toronto Professor Jordan Peterson and Queen’s Professor Bruce Pardy.Continue...

Ontario Public Service Employees Union votes to reject College Employer Council’s offer to settle

On Nov. 16, the Ontario Public Services Employees Union (OPSEU) voted to reject the College Employer Council’s (CEC) Nov. 6 offer to settle ongoing disputes in a landslide 86 per cent vote against the proposed contract. OPSEU called the vote “historic.”Continue...

Students organize protest demanding anti-racism action from administration

This Thursday, the corner of University and Union saw a heated protest from students of colour directed at the University administration.Continue...

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