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Media Scan

Headlines for May 24, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 24 2019

Globe and Mail
Academics at University of New Brunswick criticize professor for alleged racist positions

More than two dozen academics at UNB have issued a public letter condemning the views of a controversial sociology professor as “racist and without academic merit.”

Global News
Video: ‘People are not judging me for my merits’: Quebec graduate student says racist stereotypes are hurting job opportunities

Amrit Kaur, a recent university graduate student from Quebec, says it’s harder for her to land a job because of how she looks.

Globe and Mail
Canada’s first accessibility bill could become law next month, Minister says

The federal government will heed the calls of Canada’s disabled community and amend the country’s first piece of national accessibility legislation to include some of the changes they sought.

Hamilton Spectator
Stem cell institute OIRM cut by Doug Ford’s Conservatives had ties to McMaster University

At least 11 Hamilton researchers were affiliated with the institute and McMaster was a founding institution.

Global News
MSVU valedictorian makes graduation ceremony permanently accessible

Casey Perrin has been a vocal advocate for making her campus more accessible during her time at Mount Saint Vincent University.

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