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Headlines for January 5, 2023


CTV News
Turpel-Lafond case prompts renewed calls to address ‘pretendianism’ at Canada’s universities

Mary-Ellen Turpel-Lafond, who was the province’s first children’s watchdog, is no longer a professor at the University of British Columbia, months after a CBC report raised questions about her claimed Indigenous background.

Kamloops This Week
TRU investigation into administrators is complete

In February 2021, the Thompson Rivers University board received a complaint from a number of current and former employees, alleging discriminatory conduct on the part of two senior administrators.

CBC News
Lakehead University and women’s basketball coach ‘part ways’ amid theft, athlete maltreatment allegations

Jon Kreiner was head coach of the Lakehead University women’s basketball team in Thunder Bay, Ont., for 18 seasons.

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