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Headlines for June 7, 2019


Ottawa Citizen
Contract faculty at Ontario colleges and universities will be hit hard by government’s proposed wage caps, say unions

Legislation introduced by the Ontario government would prevent unions from bargaining to improve wages for staff at the bottom of pay scales, says president of the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations.

Global News
Research group launches probe into allegation of racial profiling of Black student

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences says it’s treating an incident of racial harassment at Congress seriously “as it unequivocally opposes and denounces anti-Black racism, racial profiling, harassment and discrimination of any kind.”

Montreal Gazette
Opinion: Concordia’s 4TH SPACE breaks down the walls

The public funds universities because they benefit from what we do. They should be able to access and contribute to what’s percolating here.

After months of waiting, groundwork for Ocean Supercluster is in place

“Within a month or so, we’ll be making [project] announcements. Fingers crossed,” says official.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Canadian innovation needs to marry invention with commercialization

Shrewder terms in exchange for publicly funded research partnerships with foreign companies or the consideration of geopolitical realities before striking agreements isn’t economic nationalism; it’s modern prosperity strategy and enlightened sovereignty.

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