Monthly Archives: February 2016

Klein blasts governments for cutting ‘green’ jobs

The headline on the front page of today’s Moncton Times&Transcript about the province cutting teachers aptly illustrates Naomi Klein’s message last month at Mount Allison University. “We are calling for a wave of new investment in the low-carbon workforce that is … Continue reading

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Mt. A student activism wins one-year reprieve for popular women’s program

After two weeks of student protests and an online petition with more than 7,000 signatures on it, Mount Allison University has agreed to continue its popular Women’s and Gender Studies program for at least one more year. The program’s acting … Continue reading

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Divest MTA moving forward on campaign to shun Big Oil

Divest MTA, the student-led group that is trying to persuade Mount Allison University to withdraw its investments in fossil fuel companies is making slow, but significant progress. At its meeting last week, the Board of Regents, the university’s highest governing … Continue reading

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Student protest raises questions for administrators at Mount Allison

Dozens of silent student protesters appear to have won an initial victory in their fight to rescind cuts to the Mount Allison Women’s and Gender Studies program. Members of the Board of Regents, the university’s highest governing body, had to … Continue reading

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