Divest McGill meets with Principal Fortier

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Blog, Press Release | Comments Off on Divest McGill meets with Principal Fortier

MONTREAL, QUEBEC (May 23, 2014) – On May 23rd Divest McGill organizers will meet with the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill, Suzanne Fortier, to discuss the university divesting from fossil fuels. As Fortier is new to McGill, this meeting is an important opportunity to explain the logic of divestment, answer any questions or concerns the principal might have, and ultimately gain her support. Before Fortier began her role as Principal,  the Committee to Advise on Matters of Social Responsibility (CAMSR) rejected the petition for fossil...

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McGill and Concordia: Don’t be Fossil Fools!

Posted by on April 2, 2014 in Blog, Press Release | Comments Off on McGill and Concordia: Don’t be Fossil Fools!

McGill and Concordia: Don’t be Fossil Fools!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE   McGill and Concordia: Don’t be Fossil Fools! Around 40 youth rallied at Concordia, staged mock oil spill at McGill to highlight the destructive nature of the fossil fuel industry’s actions   MONTREAL, QUEBEC – (April 1st, 2014) – On April Fools Day, dubbed “Fossil Fools Day”, around 40 students came together to take a stand against the destructive practices of fossil fuel corporations. They called for universities to take immediate action to catalyze the shift away from fossil fuels, by...

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Press Release Feb 1

Posted by on February 7, 2013 in Blog, Press Release | Comments Off on Press Release Feb 1

Press Release Feb 1

McGill Community Calls for Sustainable Investment Administration asked to divest from fossil fuels and the Plan Nord FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What: Delivery of petitions to encourage McGill University’s Board of Governors to divest from fossil fuels and Plan Nord, with accompanying performance Where: James Administration Building, McGill University When: 1:30PM. Friday, February 1st 2013 Montréal, QC – Divest McGill, a student-led campaign that began in October 2012, is formally asking McGill University to divest its endowment holdings...

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