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An Inside View of the Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Monday, February 16, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Chancellor Day Hall, Stephen Scott Seminar Room, 3644 Peel

Listen to Paul Skolnik, who defended General Gratien Kabiligi, former Chief of Military Operations in the Rwandan Armed Forces, on the military case before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Skolnik is a criminal defence attorney with over 20 years of experience in Montreal.

First Nations movies

Monday, February 16, 7:30 p.m.

Concordia University Room H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve O.

Watch In Defense of our Treaties, a documentary that follows the Bear River First Nation as they stand up to pressure from the Department of Fisheries to sell their treaty rights. The first film will be followed by a second documentary called Kiviaq Versus Canada, the story of Canada’s first Inuit lawyer and former boxer.

Demilitarize McGill

Friday, February 20, 5 p.m.

Lev Bukhman Council Room, Shatner 2nd floor, 3480 McTavish

Interested in transparency and ethics in military research at McGill? Come participate in a public forum, hosted by Demilitarize McGill and the McGill Anti-Racist Coalition, on the issue!

Contribute to Nuit Blanche

Thursday, March 5, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Shatner, 3480 McTavish

The Fine Arts Council is looking for individuals and groups who want to: submit art, photography, and short films; sell their homemade crafts, art, clothes, zines, in our Artists’ Marketplace; create their own mural or installation; run a workshop or activity; volunteer for the night. Email with your artsy ideas.

The “ReThink Your Curriculum” Challenge

How well has your main department, program, or school provided you with the knowledge and experience necessary to identify sustainability issues and empower you to address them?

Get $50 for writing 250 words on the current strengths and weaknesses of your department’s curriculum, in relation to environmental and sustainability issues. Include practical and specific suggestions for the future and get a chance to win $50. Send submissions to

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