social justice

DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars, who has spearheaded a recent petition asking the Quebec Toponymy Commission to review 11 place names deemed pejorative, has written an opinion piece for Canadian bilingual independent news outlet Ricochet.

Classified as: Quebec, social justice, anti-black racism, toponymy commission
Published on: 19 Oct 2015

"Social change has never been neat," said Dr. Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in a recent University Affairs article about student activism. "It's not always pretty," argues the article by Diane Peters, "but idealistic students continue to affect change, be it social, economic or environmental." 

Classified as: Montreal, Quebec, activism, social justice, aziz choudry, student strike, learning activism, asse
Published on: 19 Oct 2015

To mark the publication this week of Learning Activism: The Intellectual Life of Contemporary Social Movements (University of Toronto Press), the author, Aziz Choudry, provides the following background, as well as thoughts on how the book might be used in the undergraduate or graduate classroom. The book launches this Wednesday in Montreal at the Immigrant Workers Centre, 4755 Van Horne Ave., Suite 110, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Classified as: education, activism, social justice, social change, aziz choudry, social movements, dr choudry, quebec student strike
Published on: 29 Sep 2015

Harnessing humidity to quench thirst in the world’s most arid regions

Published on May 13, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt and Chris Chipello

Classified as: environment, Sustainability, social justice, Student Research
Published on: 22 May 2014

John Robinson is the Associate Provost, Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and is a professor with UBC’s Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability and Department of Geography.

Published on January 21 | McGill Reporter

Classified as: community, Geography, Research, social justice, Robinson, UBC
Published on: 23 Jan 2014

Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal.

Published January 14 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Catherine-Laure Juste

Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.

Classified as: community, food, finance, social justice
Published on: 17 Jan 2014

A major new study at Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Canada has established a direct and measurable link between corporate social initiatives and financial performance.

Published January 07 2014 | Angel News

Classified as: community, finance, social justice
Published on: 13 Jan 2014

A growing divestment campaign aims to push universities into divesting their holding in the fossil fuel industry.

Published on December 19 2013 | CBC Day 6

Classified as: community, social justice, divest
Published on: 13 Jan 2014

Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors.

Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and Bear
Written by Alvin Chauhan

Classified as: community, social justice, Bull and Bear
Published on: 14 Nov 2013

Social entrepreneurship – whether as new or existing ventures, with an environmental or social-justice focus – is a hot topic on campus.

Published October 22 2013 | Globe and Mail
Written by Jennifer Lewington

Classified as: education, academics, social justice
Published on: 24 Oct 2013

As university students prepare for midterm exams, a group of McGill students hosted a conference Saturday, aimed at promoting a better understanding of mental health.

Published October 05 2013 | Global News
Reported by Sarah Volstad

Classified as: community, academics, social justice
Published on: 9 Oct 2013

‘Neutral’ journalism and the working class neighbourhood.

Published on September 30 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Aaron Vansintjan

Classified as: community, social justice, land
Published on: 7 Oct 2013

L'Université McGill propose une nouvelle méthode dans l'intégration des étudiants avec un handicap.

Published September 30 2013 | Radio Canada

Classified as: community, social justice
Published on: 2 Oct 2013

How McGill perpetuates ableism.

Published on September 23 | McGill Daily
Written by Ralph Haddad

Classified as: operations, social justice
Published on: 25 Sep 2013