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Headlines for June 3, 2019


CBC News
MUN grads make history as 1st teachers trained with Inuit traditions

Completed one-time Inuit bachelor of education program from Memorial University.

Globe and Mail
Recent alumni of graduate business programs better equipped to tackle workplace gender inequality

Recent alumni credit their graduate business programs with equipping them to tackle gender inequality in the workplace, according to a global survey, but men and women differ in their assessment of the severity of the problem.

London Free Press
Opinion: New Vanier research centre will both help and test London

We need to remember that the kind of sacrifices Vanier challenged humanity to consider take place thousands of times each day in family contexts: Mature children care for their aging parents, and remarkable efforts are made in the homes of children with severe challenges.

CBC News
‘We have a lot of work ahead of us’: Flag raised for Indigenous History Month

The eyes of Hamilton’s Indigenous community will be on city hall next month when councillors debate a new strategy to serve urban Indigenous residents.

CBC News
Fired Acadia professor loses $50K settlement because of tweets

Rick Mehta’s tweets describing himself as ‘vindicated’ breached agreement.

Times Colonist
Opinion: Debt is crushing post-secondary students

Debt may have become a feature of Canadian life, but debt can also be a crippling load for post-secondary graduates and Canada’s economic future.

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  1. Rick Mehta / June 3, 2019 at 19:31

    The CBC article about me is an excellent example of Fake News: The CBC reporter (Mairin Prentiss) never reached out to me for my comments. It appears that she also didn’t read my pinned tweet, the public post that I made on Facebook, or the statement that I released to the mainstream media.Great job CBC! It’s no wonder that public trust in institutions such as our media and academia are at an all time low.

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