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Headlines for June 14, 2022


The Daily Courier
Upsized plan for UBCO’s downtown Kelowna campus

The new vertical campus planned by UBC Okanagan for downtown Kelowna could rise 46 storeys, significantly higher than initially planned. It would be the tallest building in the city.

CBC News
“Not really a consultation”: Faculty walk out on Manitoba government meeting, say proposed model flawed

Staff assumed agreement with performance-based metrics, didn’t provide rationale, professor says

The Peterborough Examiner
Defence at sex assault trial suggests complainant sought a romantic relationship with her former McMaster professor

Scott Watter has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual assault and sexual assault causing bodily harm.

The Globe and Mail
In B.C., students are moving in with seniors to save on rent and stave off elders’ isolation

Michael Wortis spent more than a decade mostly living alone in his house. His wife’s Alzheimer’s and later death meant the 85-year-old retired physics professor, especially during the pandemic, craved the simple pleasure of someone to share breakfast or a coffee with.

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