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Headlines for Aug. 22, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 22 2018

Ottawa Citizen
UBC researchers have found a way to make donated blood universal

A particular type of gut bacteria strips away antigens from human blood and effectively makes it type-O.

National Post
Former Brock professor censured over ‘vulgar’ social media posts criticizing Indigenous people

Brock University said its senate committee voted unanimously last week to strip former political science professor Garth Stevenson of his ’emeritus’ designation.

U of M students renew call for mandatory consent training for faculty

Student advocates at the University of Manitoba are calling on the university to implement mandatory “consent culture” training for faculty after another scandal involving inappropriate sexual behaviour by staff toward students.

Alberta Views
Freedom and loathing in Lethbridge

A university dispute over free speech tests the limits of tenure.

PIE News
Survey of international students in Canada

Sixty percent of international students in Canada want to apply for permanent residency in the country, according to a nationwide survey conducted by the Canadian Bureau for International Education this spring.

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