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Headlines for May 7, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 07 2019

The Star Calgary
Alberta and Ontario premiers’ campus free-speech policies a ‘dog-whistle blow’ for the right: expert

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney intends to follow Ontario in asking the province’s universities and colleges to conform to free-speech guidelines, but freedom of expression experts say the move is mostly about optics.

Ottawa Citizen
Opinion: Ontario’s plan to link funding and standards in higher education will be tricky

Although on the surface this plan appears well-intentioned, there could be negative unintended consequences, Tony Manera writes.

Windsor Star
Concerns expressed over proliferation of student housing

A last-minute 245-name petition from several neighbours failed to dissuade most councillors from approving a plan to tear down a west-end house and replace it with a three-townhouse project for 16 students.

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