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Headlines for February 21, 2023


Globe and Mail
Law schools should boost number of Black law students in Canada, says report

To boost the ranks of Black lawyers in Canada, law schools should introduce a separate admissions program for Black students and create Black-focused scholarships and bursaries, according to a new report.

Global News
Queen’s University suspends admissions to bachelor of fine arts program

The university has decided to suspend all admissions to the program for the next two years while the school assesses the program’s future.

Toronto Star
University of British Columbia midwifery program expanded with another 20 seats

The provincial government is spending $1.7 million to expand the University of British Columbia’s midwifery program.

The Conversation
University presidents’ trip to Israel undermines academic freedom and democracy

Multiple presidents of Canadian universities travelled to Israel in August of 2022. The purpose of the visit was to build and deepen research partnerships between Israeli and Canadian research universities.

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