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Headlines for June 5, 2023


PIE News
Canada: international students falling victim to sexual exploitation
International students are falling victim to sexual exploitation and are being used to traffic drugs in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada, an NGO has said.

Global News
Mini-satellites by Canadian university students set for ‘exciting’ space mission
Teams from Concordia University, the University of Manitoba, the University of Saskatchewan, York University and Western University will see their work make its way to the International Space Station.

CTV News
First-in-Canada program launching at UBC to support education, employment of deaf and hard of hearing people
In a Canadian first, the University of British Columbia has adapted its early childhood education program to support young people who are deaf and hard of hearing.

CBC News
Memorial’s Labrador campus launches first graduate programs in Arctic and Subarctic studies
Students will now be able to pursue a graduate diploma, master’s degree or PhD in Arctic and Subarctic futures at the campus in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

CBC News
University of Manitoba aims to clamp down on Indigenous identity fraud
The University of Manitoba aims to introduce a policy in the fall for faculty and students wishing to claim Indigenous identity, sparking discussion about rooting out fraudsters.

CBC News
Concordia University of Edmonton faculty pass non-confidence vote in school’s president
The union that represents faculty members at Concordia University of Edmonton says employees don’t have confidence in the school’s president and that their workplace is dysfunctional.

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