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Headlines for Feb 15, 2022


CBC News
Black scientists won’t stay in Canada without equitable research funding, experts say

The system for granting federal research funding in Canada fails to give Black scientists the support they need to optimize their work, professors and researchers say.

The Globe and Mail
University of Guelph investigates researcher regarding integrity of work

The vote follows an investigation into serious misconduct allegations against 2 senior administrators.

CBC News
Students say they’re left in limbo as Acadia strike stretches into 3rd week

The president of the students’ union at Acadia University is calling for an end to the contract dispute that’s kept thousands of students out of class for two weeks.

The Montreal Gazette
Lise Ravary: Nationalists shouldn’t fight McGill’s New Vic project

In response to increased concerns about student safety, Western University is making it mandatory for students in residence to complete training in understanding and preventing sexual violence. This comes after numerous allegations of sexual assault surfaced in the fall of 2021.

The London Free Press
City hall blasted for secrecy over probe into near-deadly student house fire

Tenants’ rights groups in London are blasting city hall for saying it won’t make public the results of an investigation into a near-deadly fire at a crowded student bungalow in the city’s northeast.

The Toronto Star
York University’s problem-solving program gives students a lesson in collaboration

A collaborative program at Toronto’s York University is pushing engineering students to consider the broader context of the problems they seek to solve and providing their liberal arts counterparts with a chance to apply their knowledge to a real-world challenge.

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