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Divest McGill stages protest against fossil fuels

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Published: 14 Nov 2013

Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues

Published on November 11 2013 | McGill Daily / Le Délit
Written by William Mazurek
Visual by Khoa Doan

Morning campus traffic was disrupted on Wednesday morning as a group of around 35 demonstrators rode bikes through campus to protest McGill’s continued investments in fossil fuels. The protest also aimed to support the idea of bike lanes on campus, which would allow cyclists to ride their bikes across the lower campus, rather than walk them, as they are currently required to do.

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Environ 25 participants, à vélo pour la plupart mais aussi certains à pied, faisaient partie du cortège qui a traversé le campus, scandant des slogans et brandissant des banderoles orange. Malgré le fait que les participants soient allés à l’encontre du règlement stipulant que le cyclisme est prohibé sur le campus, la sécurité de McGill n’est pas intervenue et a laissé la petite manifestation prendre place.

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