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Headlines for Jan. 3, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 03 2019

The Province
B.C. government to develop 24/7 mental health resource for students

The program will include phone, online chat, text and email support for young adults available around the clock, including confidential virtual counselling sessions.

Peterborough Examiner
B.C. prof hopes students’ ideas to retrofit clothing bins will prevent deaths

At least seven Canadians have died after getting stuck in clothing donation bins. The latest fatality prompted an advocate to call for the “death traps” to be immediately fixed or removed.

Northern Ontario post-secondary student pool ‘will not recover’ report says

Officials at Lakehead University say student recruiting efforts in the Greater Toronto Area and outside Canada will continue to be crucial to the school’s stability.

Winnipeg Free Press
Hands-on skills program a lesson in inclusivity

A series of hands-on workshops to teach women trade skills is fully booked, and it hasn’t even started yet.

Carleton University’s new free speech policy under fire

“The final policy misses the mark when it comes to putting forward a solid and forcible commitment to defending free speech,” Kieran Moloney, president of the Carleton Campus Conservatives, told CBC Radio’s Ottawa Morning.

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