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Headlines for May 30, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 30 2018

Globe and Mail
York University beats its own strike record, divides Ontario Liberals, NDP

The 13-week strike at York University is officially the longest labour dispute at the institution, and the longest strike at an English-speaking university in Canada.

Times Colonist
Royal Roads, Songhees Nation forge new path for land

Royal Roads University and the Songhees Nation are closer to an agreement over land occupied by the university, with the two signing a “framework agreement” Tuesday.

Winnipeg Free Press
Big donation, new name for U of M dentistry college

Gerald Niznick’s $7.5-million endowment to the University of Manitoba’s College of Dentistry was hailed Tuesday as a “transformational gift” by the Winnipeg institution.
Laurier senate approves freedom of expression statement

The final statement, developed by the Task Force on Freedom of Expression, says Laurier “unequivocally embraces the principles of free expression required in an academic environment.”

Policy Options
Opinion: University-community exchange a must in age of disruption

University-community exchange ─ bringing the community to the heart of the campus ─ will better equip Canada for future challenges and opportunities.

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