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Headlines for Jan. 6, 2020


The Globe and Mail
The next generation: Meet four of Canada’s latest Rhodes scholars

One worked on technologies to improve the lives of trans people. Another examined nutrition challenges in Northern Canada. Now, they’re among the 11 Canadians selected to spend two years at the University of Oxford.

Sask. universities face rise in mental health problems among students

Mark Everett attempted suicide the winter after his first year at the University of Saskatchewan.

The Globe and Mail
B.C. court to hear appeal of document disclosure order in Steven Galloway case

The British Columbia Court of Appeal will hear an appeal on Tuesday from the main complainant in the Steven Galloway case, over disclosure of documents.

Case of killer’s poetry ignites conversation about Indigenization and academic freedom

The manager of the Indigenous students’ centre at the University of Regina says Indigenization should have taken precedence over academic freedom in the case of a poet whose lecture was cancelled after outrage over his connection to the convicted killer of an Indigenous woman.

The Globe and Mail
George Elliott Clarke cancels talk at University of Regina amid criticism over his work with convicted killer

A celebrated Canadian poet has cancelled a lecture about Indigenous justice issues at the University of Regina following outrage over his working relationship and friendship with the killer of a local First Nations woman.

Life after foster care: A former foster kid’s mission to make sure it includes college or university

While the saying ‘life is full of uncertainty’ applies to everyone, Jane Kovarikova says it especially rings true for former foster kids like her.

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