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Headlines for May 11, 2022


Globe and Mail
University of Toronto sues tutoring service for copyright infringement

The University of Toronto and three of its professors are suing a tutoring company they allege charges students for course materials created by the professors, flouting copyright law and putting students at risk of breaking academic integrity rules.

Sault Star
Impact of Laurentian University woes still being felt in parts of Northern Ontario

Ford government will have to answer for the Laurentian ‘debacle,’ political scientist suggests, as well for ignoring the North and Sudbury in particular.

Calgary Herald
Core changes backed; Provincial report finds diversification, safety, quality of life priorities for downtown revamp

Calgary’s mayor said it’s encouraging to see the province’s report on downtown revitalization echoes many of the key points of the city’s existing Greater Downtown Plan.

Montreal Gazette
Quebec’s Bill 32 on academic freedom needs major modifications, critics say

More ministerial power “goes against the very principles of academic freedom,” a teachers’ association added as consultations on the bill began.

Ottawa Citizen
New uOttawa program aims to train more Inuk physicians

The University of Ottawa’s faculty of medicine will dedicate two spots for students from Nunavut beginning in 2023 as part of an effort to increase representation of Inuit and Nunavut residents in the territory’s health workforce.

Toronto Star
Indigenous leaders say Quebec’s language bill colonial, paternalistic

Indigenous leaders in Quebec say the government’s French-language bill is destructive, paternalistic and could put the survival of First Nations languages at risk.

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