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Headlines for April 10, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 10 2018

University of British Columbia apologizes for role in residential schools

‘Universities bear part of the responsibility for this history,’ says UBC President Santa Ono. Read the transcript.

6 Degrees Calgary wants your radical ideas about inclusion and diversity

A global forum with a very southern Alberta flavour hopes to ignite a circle of radical ideas about inclusiveness and diversity.

Toronto Star
This UBC leader is fighting inequality with data

New data released by Statistics Canada shows men still outnumber women on BC university faculties. But to Dr. Jennifer Love, that’s only a small piece of the inequality puzzle.

Globe and Mail
York University’s striking contract professors, teaching assistants turn down latest offer

No talks were scheduled in the wake of the vote results, in which approximately 85 per cent of those who voted cast a “no” ballot.

Globe and Mail
Canada struggling to capitalize on research and development sector

“The latest report on the state of research and development in Canada calls to mind Lewis Carroll’s Red Queen, who famously had to keep running at top speed to stay in one place,” Ivan Semeniuk writes.

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