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Headlines for April 27, 2023


Toronto Star
Trent University students holding walkout Monday to demand more research funding

Federally funded grants have not been increased in 20 years, despite 50 per cent inflation during the same period, protesters say.

Times Colonist
Amid job losses, postsecondary unions appeal to province to offset budget shortfalls

A group of postsecondary unions have penned an open letter to the BC’s premier and the minister responsible for postsecondary education urging increased funding to offset recent budget cuts resulting in job losses.

Kamloops This Week
Fired TRU administrator files lawsuit against university, president Brett Fairbairn

Larry Phillips is suing the university and Dr. Fairbairn for breach of contract, violation of the Workers’ Compensation Act, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence and breach of privacy.

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