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Headlines for Dec. 2, 2021


Toronto Star
Laurentian University has created ‘culture of fear’ among staff, stymied value-for-money audit, says AG

Financially troubled Laurentian University has stymied the auditor general’s office by refusing to turn over needed documents while creating a “culture of fear” among staff who are afraid to talk, says a special report released Wednesday.

CBC News
McMaster professor removed from Canada 150 Chairs website, funding halted after investigation

Prestigious chairs program says it’s ‘aware of the allegations of breaches of policies.’

CBC News
Sudbury’s post-secondary institutions hope new video will help victims of sexual violence

Laurentian University, Cambrian College and Collège Boréal collaborated on the video.

CTV News
Med school union worried about province’s new university bill

One of the main unions at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) says it has concerns about the province’s plan to make the school a university.

Global News
Laurentian University withholding documents for financial audit, Ontario auditor general says

Laurentian University is refusing to provide documents for an audit into its finances, prompting Ontario’s auditor general to go to court to request the information.

CTV News
Laurentian was treading water financially until it started construction projects, auditor general says

Laurentian University was able to keep itself afloat until it began major building projects, Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk said Wednesday.

CBC News
NSCAD University appoints new president

Peggy Shannon to begin five-year term in July after previous president fired.

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