Postscript: McGill students vote to change 'Redmen' sports teams name

November 14, 2018

CBC reports that McGill University students have voted 78.8% in favour of renaming the school’s varsity team, the Redman. The referendum’s organizers stated that they hope the non-binding vote will push McGill’s administration to respond in kind. Students who have lobbied for the name change state that the name “Redmen” carries derogatory connotations for Indigenous peoples. CBC