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Headlines for Dec. 10, 2019


CBC – Front Burner
What Canadian universities gain, and lose, by accepting Huawei funding

Guest host Elamin Abdelmahmoud is joined by Peter Armstrong, CBC’s senior business reporter, to talk about the risks and rewards of accepting Huawei’s money.

The Globe and Mail
Ontario government fighting to restore directive that made many fees optional for post-secondary students

The Ontario government is fighting to restore a provincial directive making many fees optional for college and university students that a court struck down last month.

CTV News
B.C. law society to require Indigenous training for all lawyers

The Law Society of British Columbia has moved to require Indigenous cultural competency training for all practising lawyers in the province, in response to gaps in legal education that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission identified.

Students call for more mental health supports after death at U of O

University of Ottawa students are calling for compassion and more resources from the school after a student recently died by suicide.

Vancouver Sun
An inside look at Indian students in Canada

From shock at open discussions of LGBQT issues to heightened concerns over plagiarism, two international students from India describe how they and more than 100,000 of their compatriots are experiencing wintry Canada.

The Record
Toyota donates $2.1M to University of Waterloo engineering

It is the largest donation to any Canadian university in Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada’s history.

Indigenous student faces racist backlash for petition saying Secwepemc students should park free at university

What started as a school assignment for Thompson Rivers University student Morning-Star Peters has turned into a larger conversation about parking — and what reconciliation looks like in Kamloops, B.C.

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