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Headlines for Feb. 2, 2022


Global News
$32M gift earmarked for McMaster U’s biomedical and global health arms

A successful U.S.-based ophthalmologist and entrepreneur is making one of the largest gift donations in McMaster University’s history to boost the post-secondary’s biomedical and global health units.

CBC News
UPEI workplace harassment review could include those who signed NDAs
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The University of Prince Edward Island has laid out the ground rules for a wide-reaching review into how it deals with cases of harassment and discrimination, and into its use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) with those who come forward with complaints.

The Calgary Herald
Work stoppage at University of Lethbridge could begin as early as Monday as faculty prepare for strike vote

Academic faculty at the University of Lethbridge will vote beginning Wednesday on whether to go on strike, setting up for a possible work stoppage as early as Monday.

The Sudbury Star
‘One of year of hell’ for Laurentian, staff and supporters say

While a year has passed since Laurentian’s shocking announcement, the sting of that moment has not faded much for those impacted.

Global News
COVID-19: Trent University students ask for online learning option, question residence protocols

Trent University students have stepped up to share their thoughts on how the school is handling the pandemic this year. And based on a petition, thousands are unhappy.

Global News
University of Winnipeg extends remote learning until end of winter term

The University of Winnipeg will be keeping its students off campus grounds for a while longer.

The Cape Breton Post
MUNWalkout 2022 organizer says group is not deterred by lack of response from university

As an immunocompromised student, Jessica Martin is concerned about going back to class at Memorial University in St. John’s.

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