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Headlines for May 1, 2024


CTV News
McGill students demand injunction to limit where protesters can go

A judge is expected to render a decision Wednesday morning on whether the pro-Palestinian encampment at McGill University can stay or not.

Global News
Pro-Palestinian encampment is “situation for McGill to try and manage,” attorney general says

Attorney General Arif Virani reacted Tuesday to pro-Palestinian encampment at McGill University, where protesters are calling on Montreal institutes to cut all financial ties with Israel in light of the ongoing conflict in Gaza.

CTV News
Students launch pro-Palestinian encampment at uOttawa

A group of students have launched an encampment at the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) calling on the institution to cut financial ties with Israel, despite the school warning that such action would not be tolerated.

CTV News
With portable toilets and barricades, Gaza protest camp at UBC digs in for long haul

Pro-Palestinian protesters camped out at the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus are bringing in water, food and other supplies in preparation to stay as long as it takes the school to accept their demands.

Times Higher Education
Polarisation directly impacting academic freedom, leaders warn

Debate on how far governments should regulate universities without impinging on academic freedom and autonomy.

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