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Headlines for May 28, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 28 2018

UNB women’s hockey team plays first game this fall

The UNB women’s hockey program was cut in 2008 and only reinstated after a former player’s challenge through the New Brunswick Human Rights Commission.

Carleton’s professors, instructors have a new contract

The university announced late Sunday night it had reached a tentative collective agreement with the Carleton University Staff Association.

Globe and Mail
Medical school graduates face growing problems obtaining required residency positions

Quite simply, without those two-to-seven years of required training in their fields following graduation from faculties of medicine, they are unable to practise.

MSVU drops valedictorian after learning he sexually assaulted girl

A Halifax university dropped its valedictorian days before the campus graduation ceremonies, after learning he was a convicted sex offender.

Vancouver Sun
Opinion: Universities, colleges and institutes are vital source of social infrastructure

SFU president Andrew Petter writes, “In addition to fulfilling our core educational and research mandates, we bear a responsibility as public institutions to exercise our full capacities as community builders.”

Star Metro Toronto
City closes loophole on fraternity and sorority houses

Toronto is cracking down on fraternity and sorority houses in an effort to close a loophole that allowed these types of student housing to operate unlicensed.

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