04 novembre 2016

Dalhousie permanently raises Mi’kmaq flag

The Chronicle HeraldIt was a good day for tradition as Dalhousie University proudly raised the Mi’kmaq Grand Council Flag on Thursday. More...

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Brandon University students' union wants mandatory Indigenous class

cbc masthead logoBy Riley Laychuk. The university is in the early stages of discussing what a more prominent Indigenous education program could look like at BU. A committee of administrators, faculty and students has been struck and will start meeting in December. More...

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University of Ottawa won't commit to investigating sexualized pub crawl

cbc masthead logoBy CBC News. University of Ottawa administrators will not commit to investigating the organizers of a now cancelled annual pub crawl, during which students were reportedly encouraged to engage in sexual acts in exchange for team points. More...

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Quebec announces consultations on campus sexual violence

cbc masthead logoBy Stephen Smith. Announcement follows alleged break-ins and assaults at Laval University residence, allegations against MNA. More...

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Keep post-secondary tuition affordable by law, Manitoba student leaders say

cbc masthead logoBy Michael Barkman, Brianna Goertzen. Protecting Affordability for University Students Act provides important safeguard, student federation reps say. More...

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Faculty association questions suspension of Lethbridge professor accused of anti-Semitism

cbc masthead logoBy David Bell. A southern Alberta faculty association is questioning the suspension of a longtime professor alleged to be promoting conspiracy theories and denying the Holocaust. More...

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International students pay more, get less at University of Manitoba, Joanne Seiff writes

cbc masthead logoBy Joanne Seiff. Many University of Manitoba students struggle to graduate in four years. The current system discriminates against students who make a mistake early on in their academic careers. No matter how they seek to improve themselves through learning, the registration system doesn't forgive and forget. More...

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Students, staff blast MUN over lack of communication during emergency

cbc masthead logoBy Peter Cowan. MUN's manager of communications said the university relies on staff and students regularly checking social media to find out what's happening. More...

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Quebec government unveils plan to fight, prevent sexual violence

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy The Canadian Press. Five provincial cabinet ministers were on hand in Montreal this morning to announce the new measures. More...

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Court asked to enforce settlement on research award equity targets

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Chris Hannay. The Canadian Human Rights Commission is taking the unusual step of asking the Federal Court to enforce a decade-old settlement that created equity targets for a prestigious research award because most universities have consistently failed over the years to give enough chairs to women and diverse candidates. More...

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