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Headlines for June 4, 2019


Globe and Mail
China warns students, academics about risks of studying in U.S. amid deepening tensions

The Chinese government has issued a warning to students and academics about studying in the United States in what observers called the latest reprisal in a deepening set of frictions between the world’s two largest economic powers.

Vancouver Sun
Minister, students say sexual assault policies have long way to go

“If the Minister for Advanced Education, Skills and Training couldn’t find the policy, I don’t expect the student is going to find the policy online.”

National Post
Laval prof who wrote MMIW inquiry’s legal analysis defends use of ‘genocide’ in report

‘I think it has to be understood as a very distinct type of genocide from the Holocaust. Genocide is composed of lethal and non-lethal acts’.

Edmonton Journal
‘We need to plan’: The trickle-down effect of no spring budget on local governments

Bean counters and elected leaders in Alberta municipalities, school boards and post-secondary institutions are taking their best guesses at million-dollar financial decisions in the absence of a provincial budget.

National Post
Opinion: MMIW report is devastating, but its uncompromising nature may limit its impact

Even right-thinking people who are appalled by the victimization statistics are likely to recoil at the charge they are complicit in genocide.

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