Tagged: Québec

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poster REMIX d’affiches : opposition to oil drilling

This is another REMIX Project Voici un autre projet REMIX : Each week, the Culver City, California, Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) displays a Poster of the Week. On May 29, 2015, their chosen poster is the one I chose to remix this week. As you can read below, it reads, “We are opposed to oil drilling and exploration off our coast.” Affiche source / source poster : Greenpeace, « We are opposed to oil drilling and exploration off our coast » Offset print (1970). The text below accompanied CSPG’s poster-of-the-week. It was sourced by Santa Barbara...

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Livre d’affiches « À force d’imagination » chez Lux Éditeur

Lux Éditeur, le Centre de recherche en imagerie populaire (CRIP) de l’UQAM, l’Écomusée du fier monde et Artéfacts d’un printemps érable sont heureux de vous inviter au lancement de l’essai graphique À force d’imagination. Affiches et artéfacts du mouvement étudiant au Québec 1958-2013. Quand ? Jeudi 17 octobre, de 18h à 21h Où ? Écomusée du fier monde 2050, rue Amherst, métro Berri-UQAM EXPOSITION D’AFFICHES ET DE BANNIÈRES Au plaisir de vous y voir ! ================== À propos de l’ouvrage ================== Avec plus de 400 affiches et artéfacts archivés au fil des ans et des luttes qui ont animé le...

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Plan Nord: The North Challenges Charest Government

By Frédéric Dubois for Mining Watch Canada The month of May is almost over. In Quebec it’s been a month marked by massive student demonstrations, mass arrests and tens of thousands of kids in pajamas and septuagenarians on their balconies hitting wooden spoons on pots and pans. May 2012 will be remembered in Québec as a month where a strong 3-month student strike turned into a general social movement. The month of May may also prove to be a game-changer for the mining industry in Québec. Under-reported in the mainstream media, one event should be looked at to understand why...

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Don’t Kid Yourself: We all pay for the defunding of higher education

a guest post by Erika Shaker. I went to McGill in the late 80s and early 90s when tuition fees were less than $1,200 a year, so with summer jobs and some parental help I graduated from my first degree debt-free. For my MA, which I took in Ontario, I worked part-time and graduated after one year with a debt of $10,000. By way of comparison: my partner went to university in Ontario after grants were eliminated, and when the first round of tuition fee hikes were implemented. He completed a BA and then an MA, and graduated with a...

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The Institut du Nouveau Monde and Minalliance: A Disingenuous Alliance

Open Letter by Collective of Authors There are times when credulousness becomes guilty and there are times when false pretense looses its ability to convince. The collaboration announced between the Institut de nouveau monde (INM) and Minalliance, to organize public “conversations” about the future of mining in Québec, is clearly one of these times. What are these organizations? The Institut du nouveau monde, primarily funded by the Government of Québec, presents itself as an organization that favours civil society participation in all types of debates of social importance. As for Minalliance, it is nothing more and no less than the...