Diploma Returning Ceremony 2016

2016 set a precedent. Will you join the movement in 2017?

On April 1st,  20 alumni sent a strong message to McGill by returning their diplomas to denounce the administration’s refusal to divest from the harmful fossil fuel industry. Notable alumni Karel Mayrand (Director of the David Suzuki Foundation for Québec and Atlantic Canada) and Camil Bouchard (politician and psychologist) led the initiative.

Read more about last year’s ceremony here:

Description of the ceremony: http://www.mcgilltribune.com/news/mcgill-alumni-return-diplomas-following-bogs-decision-not-divest-78945/ 

Karel Mayrand and Camil Bouchard explain their motivations: http://www.mcgilldaily.com/2015/10/mcgill-alumni-pledge-to-return-diplomas-in-call-for-climate-justice/ 

Photos (credits: Alison Gu)