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Headlines for April 25, 2019


Kingston Whig-Standard
Opinion: ‘Queen’s finally accepted responsibility’

Even though Queen’s University effectively ended its discriminatory ban over 50 years ago, the institution never made any attempt to reckon with this history, writes Richard Reznick, dean of Queen’s faculty of health sciences.

Global News
Ontario university students wearing hijabs questioned about what it is to dress ‘Canadian’

Several Muslim students on Wilfrid Laurier University campus were approached by a woman who inquired if she could ask them a few questions, warning they may be “ignorant.”

Global News
Federal funding to back two new University of Lethbridge projects

The University of Lethbridge announced Monday that it is receiving more than $1.6 million in funding for a pair of projects that aim to support sustainable and culturally respectful resource development.

MUN needs money, but tuition battle is ‘morbid,’ says students’ union

A budget report suggesting Memorial University of Newfoundland increase its course tuition fee by as much as 57 percent has the students’ union concerned.

Experts say ‘predatory’ essay writing firms are thriving, and there’s no law to stop them
A CBC News investigation has revealed how fast and convenient it is to purchase a custom academic essay that can go undetected by university professors and plagiarism software.

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