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Headlines for Feb. 8, 2022


The Toronto Star
Lachemi: A new name among many changes coming to Ryerson University

While understandably the name change continues to receive most of the attention and interest, the other recommendations should not be overlooked.

The Globe and Mail
Review recommends University of Western Ontario introduce mandatory sexual violence education for incoming students

All incoming students at University of Western Ontario will have to complete online training in gender-based and sexual violence before they arrive on campus under an initiative to address a toxic culture that prompted a student walkout last September.

The Toronto Sun
OPINION: Truth and transparency about U of T and anti-Semitism

The problem at Canada’s leading university must be addressed and must be stopped.

The Ottawa Citizen
University of Ottawa students union calls for pause of in-person classes due to convoy protest

Students have been deeply impacted by the occupation, UOSU president Tim Gulliver said in an email interview.

CTV News
Foreign student in Manitoba stuck with $38K hospital bill after mental health crisis

Throughout the pandemic, hospitals across the country have been seeing people who are in the midst of a mental health crisis.

The Winnipeg Free Press
U of M students able to report sexual violence online

Students at the University of Manitoba can now anonymously report campus incidents of sexualized violence 24/7, owing to a new partnership between the school’s undergraduate students’ association and an online reporting initiative.

The Lethbridge News Now
U of L Faculty vote 92% to strike, could start Thursday

Educators at the University of Lethbridge (U of L) are set to hit the picket lines on Thursday, February 10.

CTV News
‘How university is supposed to feel’: Students, faculty return to University of Saskatchewan

The University of Saskatchewan campus was full with students and faculty once again Monday.

CTV News
Most students return to in-person learning at University of Waterloo

Many students at the University of Waterloo are heading into the classroom for the first time as the school reopened to in-person learning on Monday.

The Calgary Herald
U of C students’ union calls for clarity for return to campus at end of month

A student leader at the University of Calgary is calling for school administrators to announce their plans for the rest of the winter semester.

Global News
Black History Month: How Robert Sutherland saved Queen’s University

Sutherland was the first Black student at Queen’s and went on to become Canada’s first Black lawyer.

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