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Headlines for Jan. 2, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 02 2019

Kingston Whig-Standard
Free speech policy mandatory on campuses in new year

Ontario’s colleges and universities will be required to have a free speech policy in place in the new year.

Project aiming to boost Indigenous student success finds need for larger ‘home away from home’

The Coyote Project at Thompson Rivers University aims to find out what services Indigenous students need to be successful.

Medical student’s rape conviction first of its kind in Calgary

Former University of Toronto medical student Prachur Shrivastava was convicted of raping a woman who had passed out at a party in Calgary in 2014.

Ottawa Citizen
Two Laurier University professors sue Lindsay Shepherd for recording disciplinary meeting

The pair argue in a third-party claim that they could not have known their statements about Jordan Peterson would be recorded or disseminated.

UPEI celebrates 50th anniversary this year

UPEI will host a number of events throughout the year to give students, staff and alumni the chance to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Edmonton Journal
‘Making MacEwan more accessible’: Green space, frontage, transit focus of university’s master plan

Dramatically increasing campus green space and cutting reliance on vehicles are focal points of MacEwan University’s long-term downtown campus master plan.

London Free Press
Residency program sought to allay family doctor shortage

Doctor recruiters want a four-year commitment from the City of Sarnia to set up a residency program and continue finding replacements for retiring family physicians.

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