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Photo: Solidarity for Ivonne Hernandez

Photo: Solidarity for Ivonne Hernandez

By Niki Mohrdar February 1, CTV reported that a Mexican woman who was denied refugee status would be deported, leaving her baby behind. Forty-one-year-old Ivonne Hernandez came to Canada in 2009. She is embroiled in a custody suit over her Canadian-born baby and will have to leave before the start of her hearings in March. Solidarity Across … Continue reading

Nov 17. Charter protest in Montreal

Nov 17. Charter protest in Montreal

Photos and text by Niki Mohrdar The Parti Quebecois’s Charter of Values has stirred up an immense amount of controversy in Quebec and Canada at large. Protests against the charter take place frequently, with masses of people from all racial and religious backgrounds. However, this week it seems the rain may have deterred some Montrealers … Continue reading

PHOTO: Nakba day in Montreal

PHOTO: Nakba day in Montreal

Shereen Ahmed Rafea | VP Communications On Sunday, Montrealers marched from Concordia University to Place Des Arts to commemorate Nakba Day.  The event was a collaboration of different Palestinian rights groups in Montreal. This included TADAMON, SPHR and CPFQ.  Starting at one in the afternoon, people gathered infront of the University’s Hall building. The organizers … Continue reading

GRAPH: College Isn’t cheap

GRAPH: College Isn’t cheap

Featured Infographic by: FrugalDad There are dozens of benefits that justify earning a higher education, including–but by no means limited to–better employment prospects, access to jobs with higher pay and the broadening of a college student’s social and mental horizons. Even so, approximately one in two high school graduates choose to forgo these potential benefits … Continue reading

GRAPH : Enemies of the Internet

GRAPH : Enemies of the Internet

Featured infographic by OpenSite -If you think that identity theft is the worst-case-scenario of Internet use, you clearly don’t live in any of the nations that make the list of top “Enemies of the Internet.” Not only do these governments monitor their citizens’ web activity, but they also make it nearly impossible for them to … Continue reading

PHOTO: Amnesty International March

PHOTO: Amnesty International March

Shereen Ahmed Rafea | VP Communications Last Saturday, at the Amnesty International Regional General meeting, those who attended the morning keynote speakers participated in an action march from Dawson College , towards the Dawson Peace Garden around noon time. Holding a joint paper chain and signs, the march was for prisoners in Iran, Saeed Malekpour … Continue reading

PHOTO : Project Maisha- Part 4

PHOTO : Project Maisha- Part 4

Linda Ozromano | Contributor In this series of Project Maisha, I would like to share a glimpse of the beautiful Acholi culture I experienced. Acholi is an ethnic group from various districts in Northern Uganda as well as residing in South Sudan. One of the most important cultural expressions for Acholi people is dance, along … Continue reading

PHOTO: Project Maisha- Part 3

PHOTO: Project Maisha- Part 3

Linda Ozromano | Contributor One of the first CVAP activities that I attended in Gulu was Baker’s Fort hiking trip. The fort was a historical stone structure located 30 km north of Gulu on the Ocecu Hill. This trip was part of the warm-up activities that we have participated in upon our arrival to Gulu. It was … Continue reading

PHOTO: The legacy of Malcom-X

PHOTO: The legacy of Malcom-X

Navneet Pall | Photography Coordinator The Legacy for Malcom-X: His Struggle for human rights event took place on Friday, Feb.17 and featured a diverse group of speakers. Malcom Shabazz ( grandson of Malcom-x), Steve Simms, Ahmad Haneef, Florah Terah and Journalists for Human Rights Concordia president Arndell LeBlanc each spoke about their views on human rights and … Continue reading