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Headlines for June 13, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | JUN 13 2018

Ottawa Citizen
Laurier teaching assistant launches $3.6M lawsuit for university free speech abuses

Lindsay Shepherd has filed a $3.6 million lawsuit against two professors, a bureaucrat and their employer Wilfrid Laurier University.

Ottawa Citizen
UBC to welcome six North Korean university professors for six months in ‘unprecedented’ academic exchange

For the eighth year in a row, six North Korean university professors will arrive next month to take part in a one-of-a-kind six-month immersion program.

UBC concedes it ‘underestimated’ resources required to implement sexual-assault policy

The University of British Columbia is ramping up efforts to implement its sexual-assault policy a year after its launch, following a report that denounced its “countless unresolved issues.”

Globe and Mail
Opinion: After Galloway: Schools have no place in sexual-assault investigations

Universities should not have the mandate to investigate sexual assault, but they do need to re-examine policies which allow relationships between professors and students, Gary Mason writes.

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