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Headlines for July 14, 2022


Vancouver Sun
Ono leaves UBC for job in Michigan; Outgoing president made strides toward inclusion, reconciliation

Santa Ono, UBC’s departing president, made the university a more inclusive place in his six years at the helm, the school’s board chair said on Wednesday.

Toronto Star
Toronto Metropolitan University scraps plans to build residence for nearly 600 students

The local councillor for the area calls that decision “short-sighted” and a disappointment. The university is blaming construction costs.

Whig Standard
Queen’s University to devise new approach to verifying Indigenous identity

A report commissioned by Queen’s University recommends the university employ a stricter method of verifying staff members’ self-declared Indigeneity, and apologize for pain caused by previous policy.

Global News
Despite health-care ‘crisis,’ internationally-trained doctors, nurses face barriers to work

Health worker shortages may be at “crisis” levels across Canada, according to those on the front lines.

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