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Headlines for July 6, 2022


The Conversation
How Commonwealth universities profited from Indigenous dispossession through land grants

Most public universities founded in the 19th century — especially in what is now Canada, the United States and Aotearoa New Zealand, but also in South Africa and Australia — were large-scale landowners.

The Regina Leader-Post
One of Canada’s biggest universities will have a pot store on campus

International weed culture brand Burb Cannabis Corp. has been approved to set up shop on a major university campus, namely the University of British Columbia.

CTV News
University of Windsor announces new Indigenous Studies minor for humanities and social science students

Students at the University of Windsor will be able to expand their knowledge of Indigenous literature, history, philosophy, political science and more with the school’s new undergraduate minor in Indigenous Studies program.

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