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Headlines for March 10, 2023


CTV News
Questions arise about former U of R president’s Indigenous ancestry

The now president and vice-chancellor at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador said she has Mi’kmaw ancestry but never identified as Indigenous.

CTV News
Nova Scotia government pledges $37 million for rural heath care institute

Premier Tim Houston made the announcement Thursday at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S., where the institute will be based.

Globe and Mail
Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond speaks out after award revoked over heritage

Former judge Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond says she’s satisfied in her “past work, identity and self-worth,” after the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association revoked an award because its board members believed she falsified her claims of Indigenous identity.

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