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Headlines for April 25, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 25 2018

Restricting copyright exceptions detrimental to education, says student group

Student and library associations are voicing their support for a section of the Copyright Act that allows materials to be used for educational purposes without infringing copyright.

U of A stands by Suzuki honorary degree as donors withdraw, Albertans protest

University of Alberta president David Turpin confirmed Tuesday the university will award the controversial environmentalist an honorary doctor of science degree this spring.

Indigenous leaders call for ‘immediate change’ in wake of Ontario law school dean’s resignation

Angelique EagleWoman was celebrated as the first female Indigenous law school dean in Canada when she was appointed in 2016.

London Free Press
Western’s Chakma loses bid to become president at University of Maine

Amit Chakma announced last November he wasn’t seeking a third term as Western’s president. He has held the job since 2009 and his second term is scheduled to end June 30, 2019.
WLU task force hears range of views on statement of freedom of expression

On Tuesday, more than 100 people from the Waterloo and Brantford campuses attended a town hall organized by the 13-member task force seeking input on its statement.

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