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Headlines for Jan. 19, 2022


CTV News
Lawyers trade accusations in key hearing in battle between Laurentian, auditor general

At issue is whether the Ontario legislature has the power to force Laurentian to hand over documents covered by lawyer-client privilege.

The Conversation
Should university instructors disclose mental health conditions? It’s complicated

The onset of what some psychologists suggest is a mental health “parallel pandemic” during COVID-19 has created new questions about how post-secondary instructors address mental health in their classrooms.

MUN Students to Carry Burden of Province’s Debt: New Report

A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives states that funding cuts at MUN combined with student tuition fee increases could result in undergrad students paying for a third of the province’s deficit by themselves.

The Toronto Star
Three colleges at Western University allowing first-year students to come back in January

King’s University College, Brescia University College and Huron University College, affiliates of Western University, will allow all their students to resume in-person learning at the same time Jan. 31.

CBC News
Western University students push back, asking for hybrid model instead of in-person classes

Two petitions have received nearly 3,000 signatures from students and their families.

CTV News
UWindsor students return to on-campus learning on Jan. 31

President Robert Gordon made the announcement in a message Monday to faculty, staff, and students.

Global News
University of Lethbridge students seek refunds, petition to move entire semester online

Students at the University of Lethbridge are raising alarm bells over the school’s decision to keep most classes online until Feb. 28, which would leave just five weeks of in-person instruction for the rest of the semester.

London Free Press
Long-sought co-accused in student’s death released on bail after turning himself in

London police had been searching for Haroun Raselma since Sept. 17, when they named him as the second man facing a manslaughter charge in the beating death of Western student Gabriel Neil.

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