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Headlines for March 4, 2020


Calgary Herald
Braid: As his popularity drops, Kenney’s cuts hit post-secondaries

Premier Jason Kenney’s popularity has dropped below 50 per cent, according to an Angus Reid Institute poll.

Saskatoon Star Phoenix
U of S asks for same level of provincial funding, despite $17.4 million need

The University of Saskatchewan isn’t asking the provincial government for a raise in its upcoming budget, despite claiming to need an additional $17.4 million to continue operating at the status quo.

University of Guelph won’t say how many coaches it’s let go due to code of conduct violations

The University of Guelph says it has cut ties with “a small number” of coaches due to violations of its coaches’ code of conduct, but won’t say how many coaches have been let go or what sports they were involved in.

Ottawa Citizen
Canadian universities still trying to get women into basketball as head coaches

There seems to be a lot of equity in the 2020 Canadian university basketball championships in Ottawa, including equal numbers of women’s and men’s teams and players and essentially matching schedules.

The Toronto Star
Canadian university basketball players to be ‘part of history’ at men’s, women’s championships

Canada’s best university basketball players won’t just be playing for pride and glory in their championship tournament in Ottawa this weekend.

The PIE News
Languages Canada’s new roadmap as data shows slowdown for long-term enrolments

Languages Canada, the association for English and French language teaching institutions in the country, has unveiled a new five-year strategic plan which focuses on diversification, adaptability and sustained profitability at its member centres.

Toronto Sun
LEVY: UofT profs stand up against rising anti-semitism on campus

A committee of Jewish professors at UofT have issued their second open letter in three months to the university’s president demanding he address the rising tide of anti-Semitism on campus.

The Province
SFU urges password changes after ransomware attack breaches personal info

Simon Fraser University students, alumni and current and former staff are being urged to change their IDs and passwords after a ransomware attack was discovered last week.

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