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Concordia investigative journalism project. Football: Stingers over Redmen. Babcock puck drop. Perseverance prize.

Concordia in the news
Posted on October 16, 2017

Concordia in the news features stories of Concordians who appear in the news. Discover alumni, students, faculty and experts who recently made an impact in the media.


Current students at Concordia do outstanding academic work and get involved in community projects that improve our quality of life. See what they've been up to:  

  • The Toronto Star, reporting on a leak of toxic benzene from a chemical plant in Sarnia, Ontario in February, 2014, writes that the government report on the incident was obtained by a group of investigators working on a journalism project that involved Concordia students. It notes the names of the students in Concordia's Department of Journalism who worked on the investigative reporting project, 'The Price of Oil', focused on fracking and other operations at oil wells in Saskatchewan.  The project produced a series of eight news and opinion pieces, found in the National Observer.
  • Le Journal de MontréalRDS and  TVA Sports file game reports on the Concordia Stingers football win over the McGill Redmen, 36-10, Saturday at the Percival Molson Stadium.
  • The Globe and Mail and TVA Sports report that Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock, a McGill alumnus, performed a ceremonial puck-drop at last Friday's season-opening game between the Stingers men's hockey team and the McGill Redmen, which the Stingers won, 3-2. 
  • Néo Média announces that Concordia accounting student and triathlete, Xavier Grenier-Talavéra has been awarded a $4,000 prize for perseverance by the Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec (FAEQ).


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