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'The Price of Oil'. Face coverings. Concordia rugby women.

Concordia in the news
Posted on October 17, 2017

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  • The Toronto Star publishes an editorial about a leak of toxic benzene from a chemical plant in Sarnia, Ontario in February, 2014, and notes that the government report on the incident was obtained by a group of investigators working on a project that involved journalism students at Concordia and Ryerson. The investigative reporting project, 'The Price of Oil', focusing on operations at oil wells in Saskatchewan, produced a series of eight news and opinion pieces, found in the National Observer.
  • A representative of the Concordia Muslim Student Association participates in a discussion on the set of City Montreal's 'Breakfast Television' of Quebec's Bill 62 on face coverings. The segment is filed online in two parts,here and here.
  • The Montreal Gazette runs another in a series of pieces featuring the Stingers women's rugby team. This week, the focus is on the team's final regular season game, last Thursday, which it won against the Bishop's Gaiters. The Stingers rugby women now move on to the playoffs, with a match-up against the Université Laval Rouge et Or on October 22. The online Gazette piece includes video of the team in action against Bishop's and an on-camera clip of Stinger player, Frédérique Rajotte.


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