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Headlines for July 25, 2022


Global News
Canada’s Immigration Department updates anti-racism strategy following backlash

The federal Immigration Department has updated its anti-racism strategy following criticism during the Ukrainian refugee crisis, but groups representing applicants and refugees say it’s unclear what will change for people who rely on the system.

National Post
Faculty welcome the departure of Laurentian University administrators but call for faculty and governance renewal

The Laurentian University Faculty Association (LUFA), Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) and the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) applauded the departure of two of Laurentian University’s most senior administrators but warned that the university’s “plan of arrangement.”

Ottawa Citizen
Health care researchers need to ask, ‘Who is Black?’ University of Ottawa professor says

The inability to find a common term to describe Black people in Canadian health research can perpetuate inequities, a University of Ottawa professor says.

Burnaby Beacon
SFU won’t bring contracted food and cleaning service workers in-house

Enda Brophy of Contract Worker Justice said the decision was a missed opportunity for SFU to provide “visionary leadership”.

CBC News
Recognizing Black expertise could encourage more interest in science, says professor

Dalhousie researcher to lead symposium on using Black history to promote technology.

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