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Headlines for May 4, 2022


CBC News
University of Alberta dedicates memorial to community members lost on Flight PS752

A weeping spruce will honour the memories of 10 members of the University of Alberta community killed more than two years ago when an airliner was shot down over Iran.

The Montreal Gazette
McGill’s mask mandate to end May 24, but Concordia’s is maintained until August

The Université de Montréal says it will keep its mask mandate for now, but may change it during the summer.

The Lethbridge Herald
University board responds to faculty group vote of non-confidence

The University of Lethbridge Board of Governors is disappointed in a non-confidence vote by a group of professors.

The Globe and Mail
Fight over Athabasca University’s future continues

While the school was implementing a plan that would allow more employees to work remotely, local politicians in Athabasca were pushing the province to ensure a slice of the university’s staff remain in the town to help fuel the rural economy.

The Toronto Star
Casualties of COVID: The pain of the undergrads

Virtual classes pose a special tragedy for the young, since they miss moments in the life cycle that can’t be revisited.

CBC News
How these 88 steps can help tackle systemic racism at University of Waterloo

Anti-racism task force released recommendations; university committed to work.

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