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Headlines for June 18, 2019


Star Phoenix
U of S introduces queer housing pilot program
A pilot project will allow LGBTQ students at the University of Saskatchewan to choose to live together in on-campus housing.

CTV Kitchener News
WLU latest school to implement a smoke-free policy
Wilfrid Laurier University says its new policy will go into effect on July 1. It prohibits the smoking of tobacco and cannabis, as well as vaping, on school property.

Montreal Gazette
Quebec’s Bill 21 challenged in court
The plaintiff at the centre of Monday’s legal challenge is Ichrak Nourel Hak — a Université de Montréal student training to become a teacher. Because Nourel Hak wears a hijab, she won’t be allowed to teach in a public school if Bill 21 is applied.

The Province
Opinion: Carding of black student at uOttawa should never have happened
The video of a young, black University of Ottawa student being harassed and carded by campus security last week was described as stunning.

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