Tag Archives: student activism

Radio: Feminist organizing by high school students

Emma Clark and Hayley Bryant are grade 12 students at Western Canada High School in Calgary, Alberta. Scott Neigh interviews them about the feminist organizing they do as members of a group at their school called the Committee on the … Continue reading

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Radio: High school students organizing for greater COVID safety in schools

Brie Villeneuve is a Grade 12 student at Grant Park High School in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Piper Lockhart is a Grade 11 student at Coll├Ęge Louis-Riel, a French-language high school in Winnipeg. Both are core organizers with Manitoba Students for COVID … Continue reading

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Radio: Resisting an unprecedented austerity attack on the university sector

On February 1, 2021, Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, announced that it was filing for creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). It faces the likelihood of massive program cuts and job losses. Reuben Roth is a labour … Continue reading

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Radio — Students mobilizing for the decriminalization of drugs

Mary Kelly is an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia and she is a national board member of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP). Alex Bestos works at a health research centre focused on substance use, and … Continue reading

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Radio — The struggles and strategies of Black students in Canadian universities

Ladna Mohamed, Kaku Kenyi, and Andre Harriott are all current students or recent graduates of post-secondary educational institutions in Toronto. Scott Neigh speaks with them about Black in Post-Sec, a new documentary film about the experiences of Black students in … Continue reading

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Radio — High school student walkout in Ontario

Indygo Arscott is a grade eleven student attending an arts-focused high school in Toronto. They are gender nonbinary. They are Ojibwe, of the Marten Clan. And they are one of the instigators of the We The Students Do Not Consent … Continue reading

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