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Headlines for May 1, 2023


Global News
Nationwide walkout of graduate students planned

The grassroots organization ‘Support Our Science’ will be making their voices heard this week.

Toronto Star
How to make a Toronto institution elite but not elitist. That’s a key goal for this university president

After a year at the helm of U of T’s storied Victoria University, Rhonda McEwen says her prime mandate is to ensure students feel like they belong.

Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat
Government of Canada invests $1.4 billion in strategic research at postsecondary institutions

Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, has announced an investment of $1.4 billion in support for 11 large-scale research initiatives in strategic areas, through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).

Global News
TMU student union suing former execs for alleged fraud, mismanagement

The undergraduate student union at Toronto Metropolitan University has launched a lawsuit against five former union executives, alleging fraud and financial mismanagement that it claims has resulted in major financial losses and a huge hit to its already-damaged reputation.

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