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Headlines for Dec. 12, 2019


The Globe and Mail
University of Toronto law school dean apologizes for assignment that used ‘troubling’ Indigenous stereotypes

The dean of the University of Toronto law school has apologized for a class assignment that he said relied on racial stereotypes about Indigenous people.

Edmonton Journal
MacEwan mulls tuition hikes up to 9.7 per cent in wake of funding cuts

MacEwan University’s board of governors will consider a proposal to increase tuition next week by an average of seven per cent — the maximum allowed by the province — in September after its provincial funding was cut by $9.1 million in the UCP’s October budget.

Poll finds most Canadians want Huawei barred from country’s 5G networks

A new survey says Canadian public opinion is solidly against allowing Huawei as a supplier for the new generation of ultra-fast wireless networks that are being built by the country’s telecommunications companies.

Regina Leader-Post
More rowers come forward with complaints about coach, criticism of UVic

Sarah Craven had her sights set on the Olympics. The 21-year-old was the top lightweight in the University of Victoria rowing program at the start of the 2018-19 season and she says her new coach, Olympic silver medallist Barney Williams, could tell she was eager.

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