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Headlines for June 21, 2022


The National Post
Poilievre promises to protect freedom of speech on campus, appoint a ‘Free Speech Guardian’

The ‘Guardian’ would be responsible for ensuring university compliance to principles of academic freedom and free speech, and investigate claims of academic censorship.

The Toronto Star
Police, handcuffs routinely involved for Ontario university students with mental health crisis: Study

CAMH researchers reveal common use of restraints on students seeking help for mental health crisis on some campuses during transfer to hospital.

CBC News
STU launches free tuition program for students from conflict zones

Program will admit up to 10 students with free accommodations and wraparound supports for two years.

CBC News
Raise triggers 70 per cent jump in student loan repayments for Nova Scotian

A Nova Scotian says the income threshold that triggers higher payments on student loans is set too low and that the provincial and federal governments should raise it to match the cost of living today.

CTV News
WLU and UW dropped mask requirement at the end of the month

The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University announced Monday that they have decided to end their on-campus masking requirement.

The Conversation
Peer review: Can this critical step in the publication of science research be kinder?

Democracy has been called the least worst system of government. Peer review is the least worst system for assessing the merit of scientific work.

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