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Headlines for May 8, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 08 2019

The Star Calgary
UCP promises ‘thorough’ consultations on campus free-speech policies, but details are scarce

The United Conservative government won’t say how far it might go to enforce U.S.-crafted free-speech policies for universities in Alberta.

Global News
Queen’s University radio station, Canada’s second oldest, could lose most of its budget

“We had understood first that it might just affect student governments,” said Dinah Jansen, station manager with CFRC, Queen’s University’s campus radio station.

Hamilton Spectator
Former McMaster researcher slapped with heavy costs in prolonged court battle

Adeel Safdar, who spent 14 months on trial for domestic violence before the charges were stayed, has been ordered to pay $300,000 in family court costs to his ex-wife.

Globe and Mail
China ignores overtures from Ottawa amid Huawei dispute

Canadian leaders have been unable to communicate with Chinese decision-makers in the midst of the worst diplomatic crisis between the two countries in decades.

Globe and Mail
Tongue-twisting Oshawa university renaming itself Ontario Tech to clarify school’s image and purpose

Seventeen years ago, a university was born with lofty expectations and a puzzling name.

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