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Headlines for Nov. 12, 2019


UNBC classes cancelled Tuesday, but both sides agree to return to negotiations

Classes are again cancelled on Tuesday at the University of Northern British Columbia as faculty continue to strike after months-long negotiations broke down last week without an agreement.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster teaching assistants poised for job action

Hundreds of McMaster University teaching assistants are poised to strike in as little as two weeks after the two sides failed to reach an agreement on contract negotiations.

Global News
More people need to come forward to help investigation into alleged UBC druggings: RCMP

RCMP say they need to talk to more people believed to be involved in alleged non-consensual druggings of University of British Columbia students, which they continue to investigate.

UNB student creates campus clothing program to make business attire free

A University of New Brunswick student is launching a campus clothing program to make professional attire accessible to students who can’t afford it.

Calgary Herald
Farm groups worried as province reviews agricultural research funding

The Alberta government is reviewing how it funds agricultural research, a move some producer groups fear could mean less money for the scientists whose work helps to keep the province’s farms and ranches competitive.

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