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Headlines for May 14, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 14 2018

Globe and Mail
Halifax university under scrutiny over residential schools course assigned to white professor

Mount Saint Vincent University assigned a course about Canada’s residential schools to a non-Indigenous professor, something activists say undermines reconciliation efforts.

York University strike: students must drop classes to get compensation

As the labour disruption approaches its eleventh week, students complain they’re being punished for patience.

The Star Calgary
University of Calgary on a journey to Indigenize campus

The university is now taking creative pitches — and offering $10,000 grants — for ideas and programs to create a richer, vibrant and culturally competent environment.

Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta considering different priorities with ‘one-time’ funding

Late last month the university received confirmation from the province it would receive a two per cent increase to its Campus Alberta grant worth approximately $12.4 million.

Brandon Sun
BU hiking tuition 6.6 per cent, phasing out 9 positions

Brandon University will increase tuition fees by 6.6 per cent following the approval of the 2018-19 operating budget on Saturday at a board of governors meeting.

Saskatchewan student aid fund shrinks $19M in 6 years

As more full-time students in Saskatchewan are accessing loans from the provincial government, the pot of money for grants has shrunk.

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