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Headlines for May 12, 2022


The Toronto Star
Frozen funding rates for young scientists ‘robbing Canada of best and brightest’

Letter to Trudeau and Champagne says lack of increases in 19 years for some scholarships are leaving young scientists, grad students living below poverty line.

The 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.

The Toronto Star
Quebec’s Bill 96 will hurt Indigenous students’ applications to university – and their futures

Bill 96’s impact on Kahnawake could be long-lasting and permanent if local students are driven out of Quebec in the interests of furthering their education – and they may not come back to the community.

Kamloops This Week
Non-confidence motion issued against TRU

The Canadian Association of University Teachers has echoed a non-confidence motion adopted by the TRU Faculty Association back in February.

CBC News
Tensions still high between Acadia University faculty and administration

Faculty council votes to express ‘no confidence’ in university’s senior administration.

Global News
Western University to launch community-focused programs with new building on Talbot Street

Ranging from free legal aid and medical outreach to Indigenous art exhibits, Western University’s new downtown space at 450 Talbot St. in London, Ont., is set to be filled with “community-focused” programs and events.

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