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Headlines for July 11, 2019


Saskatoon Star-Phoenix
U of Saskatchewan support workers overwhelmingly approve new deal

CUPE Local 1975 members voted 97 per cent in favour of the new offer, which maintains a defined benefit pension plan.

Kingston Whig-Standard
Former Queen’s principal Hitchcock dies

Karen Hitchcock, Queen’s University’s 18th principal and vice-chancellor, died on Wednesday at 76 after a long illness.

The Peterborough Examiner
Popular campus ‘purpling’ practice under review in wake of Health Canada warning

This is done to honour engineers of yore who used to wear purple armbands as identification.

The London Free Press
Foreign students cite friendliness among Canada’s top draws, conference hears

About 1,500 guidance counsellors and university admission officers are spending the week at the International Association of College Admission Counselling conference at Western University.

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