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Headlines for June 17, 2019


Globe and Mail
University of Ottawa to investigate complaint of carding and arrest on campus

A University of Ottawa student says he was humiliated when campus security officers arrested him on Wednesday, an incident the school said it will investigate.

Ottawa Citizen
University campus defined as private property

The University of Ottawa’s Policy 33 is clear about the rights of campus security guards to ask people to identify themselves. In force since 1992, the policy says: “Members of the Protection Services are authorized to request proof of identity from persons on campus.”

Ottawa Citizen
‘Humiliating’: Black uOttawa student handcuffed in campus carding incident

After a black student at the University of Ottawa detailed on social media how a campus security guard grabbed him and left him handcuffed for hours on the street, the university said it immediately launched a two-pronged investigation.

CBC News
McGill launches new mandatory online course on sexual violence and consent

Students who don’t complete course won’t be able to register for classes.

Hill Times
Federal funding for Métis post-secondary education shuts out Métis settlements, says governing body

Educational attainment is correlated with higher earnings and employment rates in Indigenous communities, as well as better health, according to studies.

Ottawa Citizen
Opinion: Canada needs smart policies in order to prosper from Artificial Intelligence

It’s time to move faster and more deliberately to develop a gameplan that ensures our achievements are enjoyed by all for generations to come.

CBC News
Proportion of UWindsor international students more than doubled since 2006

Analysis shows Ontario universities target international students for financial gain.

CBC News
Opinion: Breaking down the walls of scientific secrecy

What happens when scientists throw open their notebooks, publishing failures and raw data in real time?

Ottawa Citizen
Here at the NRC: Researchers study the invisible

Wind and air resistance affect everything from helicopters to trucks to competitive cyclists, and the seven wind tunnels at the National Research Council are constantly making models of exactly how this happens.

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