Concordia University

Suspect Arrested After Bomb Threats Against Muslim University Students

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2017 | Canada

Three Concordia buildings were emptied after the university received bomb threats targeting Muslim students.

Montreal University Shuts Down After Bomb Threats Targeting Muslims

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada

Three Concordia University buildings in downtown Montreal are closed.

I Was One Of The Many Students Facing Depression And Anxiety

David Easey | Posted 09.26.2016 | Canada Living
David Easey

The winter semester has just ended, and instead of feeling relaxed and elated, I feel tense, exhausted and utterly tortured. The last few months of university had proven to be extremely challenging for me. I could barely manage to stay afloat. The pressure felt overwhelming, and the cracks in my life were becoming fissures.

Health Of Montreal Professor Jailed In Iran Rapidly Declining: Family

CP | Melanie Marquis, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.30.2016 | Canada

Homa Hoodfar's family says she's been moved to a hospital.

Montreal Professor Indicted In Iran On Unknown Charges

CP | Amir Vahdat And Jon Gambrell, The Associated Press | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada

Homa Hoodfar is among three dual nationals and a foreigner who had been charged.

Canadian Professor Jailed In Notorious Iran Prison

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada

Homa Hoodfar's passport, research documents, computer and other belongings were confiscated by the state, according to her family.

No, "Anti-Semitism" Isn't The Most Abused Term In Canada

Yoni Goldstein | Posted 04.28.2016 | Canada Living
Yoni Goldstein

Last month, Toronto Police released a report on hate crimes in the city during 2015, and for the tenth year in a row Jews topped the list of most targeted communities. The facts suggest that certain people are seriously misjudging the state of anti-Semitism in Canada today: It is, unfortunately, far from being an "abused" term.

The 10 Best Canadian Universities For Dining And Nightlife | Posted 11.12.2016 | Canada Living

Restaurants and nightlife are a quintessential part of any university experience. Whether your scene is eating homestyle stew or sharing a local microbrew with pals, there's nothing like a night on the town to take your mind off school. We compiled a list of the top 10 schools and featured a hot spot from each one.

These Canadian Towns Are Giving Land Away For Free

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Large parts of Canada were settled thanks to a government policy of giving out free land to anyone willing to show up and farm it.And altho...

Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Takes Off, Just Not In Canada

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Scott Vrooman says he wants Dalhousie University and Queen's University to stop investing in fossil fuel companies so much that he's willing...

Violence Against Women Is the Western World's Dirty Little Secret

Elvira Truglia | Posted 06.13.2015 | Canada Living
Elvira Truglia

It has been 25 years since the Montreal Massacre and women still face gender inequality. According to journalist and filmmaker Francine Pelletier, women face two major obstacles: violence against women and hypersexualization. Yet there are signs that feminism is no longer a dirty word.

Quebec Company Has Teens Forcing Chocolate On Diabetics

CBC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Business

A Montreal mother is raising questions about the sales techniques used by teenagers selling chocolate bars door to door for a Quebec company called Ad...

Trudeau's Concordia Speech Was Tired and Uninspired

Michael Eugenio | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Politics
Michael Eugenio

Trudeau's speech was largely the same old rhetoric you'd expect to hear from any "progressive" politician about "wanting to create a better Canada, a better world." Obviously any politician with four hundred or so students staring down at him is going to say how much the youth are important and how they should go out and vote.

Foreign Students See Abominable Living Conditions

CBC | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada

Two Chinese international students from Concordia University have come forward to report poor living conditions after in their arranged homestay accom...

Over $70k Raised In Jun Lin's Name

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.19.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Concordia University says more than $70,000 has been raised so far in the name of slain Chinese student Jun Lin.The money will go to provid...

'People Watched It Over And Over And Over'

CBC | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada

The grieving mother of Chinese university student Jun Lin says her son viewed Canada as a place that was welcoming and safe for immigrants, but his br...

Vigil For Victim Of 'Devastating' Attack

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - A candlelight vigil will be held Thursday evening in memory of Jun Lin, the victim of a "devastating" dismemberment slaying his family says...

Concordia Creates Jun Lin Award

CBC | Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada

Concordia University announced it has created an award commemorating the life on Jun Lin, a Chinese student who was murdered on May 24. Th...

Dismemberment Victim's Family Makes Emotional Journey From China

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - A wave of sorrow washes over Yan Shi's face as he describes meeting the mother of the victim of one of Canada's most horrific crimes.Jun Li...

New University President SILENCED

CBC | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada

A group of students stormed an event at Concordia University Tuesday, where the school's incoming president was to be introduced to the student body. ...

Golden Handshakes Land Massive Fine For Montreal University

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada

QUEBEC - The Quebec government has slapped Concordia University with a $2-million fine for golden handshakes it gave senior personnel.The high-priced ...