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Headlines for Dec. 3, 2021


Global News
As U of M faculty strike hits a month, students’ concerns grow

The University of Manitoba faculty strike has now lasted one month, and while the school and faculty spar over a new deal, students are stuck in the middle and worry how long it could last. Joe Scarpelli reports.

CBC News
Use of NDAs has created ‘culture of silence and fear’ on UPEI campus, former prof says

Multiple sources say non-disclosure agreements used to silence harassment allegations.

Opinion: How Stephen Leacock will disappear from the McGill campus

‘Instead of debating Stephen Leacock’s contributions to Canada’s literary life, along with his prejudices, McGill University just wishes him away.’

Dalhousie University’s role in administering early COVID relief programs questioned

The genesis of Dalhousie University’s role in administering early COVID-19 relief programs and unspent funding for those programs came under scrutiny at a public accounts committee meeting Wednesday.

Ottawa Citizen
Carleton University renaming building that honoured famed civil servant to better reflect school’s diversity

Sometime in the coming year or two, Gordon Robertson’s name will be removed from the sign in front of the square, brick-and-glass building that houses Carleton University’s admissions office.

Times of Israel
Toronto student union walks back anti-Israel resolution that called for kosher ban

After criticism of call not to source food from places that ‘normalize Israeli apartheid,’ University of Toronto Scarborough Campus union reaffirms right to freedom of expression.

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