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Headlines for June 9, 2021


Times Colonist
Woman killed in London was an environmental engineer with a bright future: professor

A woman killed in an anti-Muslim attack was a “sparkling, generous, loving person” who overcame the odds to become a successful environmental engineer, said her professor at Western University.

The Globe and Mail
‘You didn’t get the best of me’: Residential school survivor gets honorary doctorate

Clarence Wolfleg remembers the day his mother took him to school.

Policy Options
Laurentian is a clash of capitalism against academic values

The emphasis on profit vs. knowledge is at the heart of the closures of certain faculties over others. Is it a warning for other universities?

Global News
University Muslim Students’ Association offers support following Ontario vehicle attack

Faizan Ahmed from the Muslim Students’ Association at the University of Calgary joins Global’s Bindu Suri to talk about the local impact of the deadly attack on an Ontario family and how people affected can reach out for support.

CTV News
Students living in residence at University of Toronto required to get COVID-19 vaccine

The University of Toronto has announced that any student living in residence during the 2021-2022 academic year will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

UNB offers research support to Indigenous communities in wake of Kamloops tragedy

The University of New Brunswick’s history department has issued a callout to Indigenous communities that are looking for documents or historical research.

University of Waterloo tutors help younger students from across Ontario with math, science

The University of Waterloo’s engineering outreach program is giving high school students in Waterloo region a helping hand this year in math and science through a free tutoring program called Hive Mind.

CTV News
Queen’s students create masks that support Indigenous artists and students

Two Inuit students from Queen’s University have created a line of face masks that supports Indigenous artists and helps fellow Indigenous students attend university and achieve their dreams.

The Peterborough Examiner
Despite economic reopening, students still worry about lack of summer work

Brandon Rheal Amyot was sweating while perusing summer job opportunities in February, realizing that opportunities weren’t abundant.

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