Update: Indigenous leaders at University respond after Indigenous scholars call on Queen’s to ‘retract’ statement supporting staff

UPDATE (Thursday, Jun. 17, 2021): Following the series of events outlined below, which began with an anonymous document alleging that six faculty at Queen’s University have wrongly been identified as Indigenous, Queen’s University has released a joint statement from its Provost and its Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation). The

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Queen’s law school building to drop Sir John A. Macdonald name

Queen’s University PhD candidate Sebastian De Line said he feels proud of his community in light of a decision to dename the law school building, Sir John A Macdonald Hall. In June, De Line publised a Change.org petition denouncing the hall’s name on behalf of a group of anonymous students,

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Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre targeted a second time

Four Directions Indigenous Student Centre (4D) on Queen’s University campus has once again been targeted, in a manner similar to a previous suspected hate crime that occurred on the premises in June. On the night of Friday, Jul. 24, 4D Director Kandice Baptiste said she received a call from Queen’s

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