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Executive Position Descriptions

It’s elections time at JHR! We need new motivated people to take over the executive team positions for 2014-2015, and now is the time to apply! You want to apply but you can’t make up your mind as to which position you want to apply for? Well here is a short description of each position … Continue reading

Five journalists still detained in Egypt

Five journalists still detained in Egypt

By Sonja Hanson On December 29, Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste were arrested under spurious charges claiming they support the Muslim Brotherhood and were publishing false information detrimental to national security. On January 8 their charge was extended another 15 days. The arrest brings the number of incarcerated Al Jazeera … Continue reading

Urban agriculture springs up in Hochelaga

Urban agriculture springs up in Hochelaga

Text and photos by Marilla Steuter-Martin  In an urban environment where green spaces are sometimes few, Marc-André Toupin believes it is important to use every inch of space available. As a member of CHAPEAU, the Comité d’Hochelaga autour du partage et de l’éducation en agriculture urbaine, he and his group are dedicated to promoting urban … Continue reading

Thousands protest charter of values in Montreal

Thousands protest charter of values in Montreal

Marilla Steuter-Martin | VP Communications A large crowd gathered at Place Émilie-Gamelin at 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14 to protest against the new ‘charter of values’ proposed by the Quebec government. The charter would dictate what types of religious symbols people working in the public sector are allowed to wear. Under the charter proposed by … Continue reading