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Headlines for Feb. 13, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 13 2018

Educators call on universities to help fight institutional racism following Stanley verdict

‘We have a responsibility as educational institutions to teach about racism and anti-racism’.

Dalhousie only seeking racially visible, Indigenous candidates for senior job

Jasmine Walsh, assistant vice-president for human resources, said while Dalhousie has done a good job of hiring diverse faculty, it has a way to go when it comes to management positions.

Dalhousie program receives $3M to end child soldier use in South Sudan

The Romé​o Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative will begin April 1 and run for three years.

Halifax’s University of King’s College to examine possible links to slavery

The study by the University of King’s College in Halifax will include original and independent research by Canadian and U.S. scholars, and is expected to be completed by early 2019.

Toronto Star
Having a job offer is no longer key to immigrating to Canada

Only 10 per cent of invitations to immigrate to Canada now go to those with a job offer, down from 40 per cent before changes were made in November 2016.

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  1. Stuart Chambers, Ph.D. / February 13, 2018 at 10:00

    Professors have already been doing this for decades (discussing racial issues and discrimination). It’s embedded in the syllabi in the Arts and Social Sciences.

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