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Headlines for April 26, 2023


Ottawa Citizen
One year after taking on new name, Toronto Metropolitan University reflects on change

A year after Ryerson University was reintroduced to the public with a new name — a major move in addressing problematic colonial legacies — its president says the school’s updated identity has helped bring a previously divided campus community together.

CBC News
Ontario scrapping postsecondary education requirement for police recruits

The Ontario government said Tuesday it is introducing a number of new measures to boost lagging police recruitment numbers, including eliminating a postsecondary education requirement to be hired as an officer and covering the costs of mandatory training.

CBC News
Furey says MUN in ‘chaotic situation,’ promises to re-evaluate tuition freeze funding

Premier Andrew Furey said he is committed to re-evaluating funding for Memorial University’s tuition freeze during a closed-door meeting with students, faculty and administration.

CBC News
What happens when hate hits campus? McMaster security reports provide a glimpse

McMaster University has had 64 people consult an intake office representative on an issue related to discrimination related to sexual orientation and gender identity between 2017 and 2022.

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