There was a time when the Canadian shopping mall was more than a mecca for consumer culture. It was a community space that functioned as an exercise circuit for seniors, a fun escape for moms on maternity leave and the default weekend hangout for teenagers.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Walmart violated Quebec’s labour code when it closed a store in Jonquiere, Quebec after workers tried to unionize it.
Canadian Muslim women speak on the Quebec Charter and Other Challenges: Perspectives on Identity, Civic Participation and Gender Issues
This public seminar will provide a glimpse into the lives of Muslim women to illustrate how they are navigating through the challenges arising from the current developments in the social and political spheres as active members of the Canadian society. The seminar will commence with brief talks by three invited speakers, followed by an interactive discussion session.
Canadian Studies and Values Education: a Teaching Experience in Cuban Universities, a talk by Professor Manuel Velázquez León
A presentation of class experiences dealing with Canadian studies. Most of the reflections obtained come from debates with several generations of university students about poems, short stories or historical events involving Canadian culture. For more than thirty years, Professor León has been teaching studies of English-speaking cultures, including courses on the history and literature of Canada.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment.
Contact: benjamin [dot] forest [at] mcgill [dot] ca