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Headlines for January 19, 2023


CTV News
More universities reviewing honorary degrees given to Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

Six out of 10 universities confirm they’re reviewing honorary degrees given to retired judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, after being asked by a group of Indigenous women to revoke them following a CBC investigation into her claims of Indigenous heritage.

Toronto Star
Statistics Canada finds people of colour generally more educated but paid less

Statistics Canada reported Wednesday that visible minorities are generally more likely than their white counterparts to earn a university degree but less likely to find a job that pays as well.

CBC News
MUN professors to vote on strike as university prepares to cancel classes

More than 800 faculty members at Memorial University are set to cast their vote toward a strike on Wednesday, while the school expects the large majority of classes to be paused if it were to happen.

National Post
Cancel Jordan Peterson event in Ottawa, coalition of community groups asks city council

A coalition of community groups is asking Ottawa city council to back its call for the cancellation of a Canadian Tire Centre event featuring public intellectual and provocateur Jordan Peterson.

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