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Headlines for June 30, 2022


The Globe and Mail
Indigenous leaders, academics and cultural figures among list of Order of Canada appointees

Canada’s first Indigenous female Member of Parliament Ethel Blondin-Andrew and Nunavut’s first MP, Nancy Karetak-Lindell, are among 85 Canadians appointed to the Order of Canada, considered the country’s highest civilian honour.

The Guelph Mercury Tribune
University of Guelph first to twin with Ukrainian university and ‘build concrete relationships’

The University of Guelph (U of G) announced on June 28, 2022, that they are now the first post-secondary school to twin with a Ukrainian university as part of their new international partnership program.

The London Free Press
Spike in sexual violence reports a sign of more ‘reaching out’ at Western: Expert

The number of disclosed cases of sexual or gender-based violence reported to Western University officials more than doubled this school year, likely due to media coverage following its troubled Orientation Week, according to a just-released annual report.

The Windsor Star
U of Windsor websites still down in week-long ‘cybersecurity incident’

It’s been more than a week since most of the University of Windsor’s major online systems went down in what has been described as a “cybersecurity incident” — and there’s still no word on when operations will return to normal.

The Winnipeg Free Press
Indigenous graduates proudly wear custom sashes

The Class of 2022 is being celebrated with traditions that are both old, including the highly anticipated return of in-person convocations where diplomas are delivered by hand, and new — the distribution of special stoles to Indigenous students.

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