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Headlines for Nov. 14, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 14 2018

Globe and Mail
Mending fences: McGill pressed to scrap Redmen team name as sign of Indigenous reconciliation

A referendum organized by the student union ended Monday with almost 79 per cent of students who cast a ballot voting to change the name.

Program aims to develop more Indigenous teachers and ‘leaders within our community’

The Build From Within-Ozhitoon Onji Peenjiiee teacher development program officially launched Tuesday morning at St. John’s High School.

New bill makes sexual violence policies mandatory at P.E.I. post-secondary schools

The bill requires that post-secondary institutions develop policies and a process to address sexual violence involving students.

The Province
B.C. developer Ryan Beedie launches scholarship foundation, pledges $50 million to start

Beedie Luminaries aims to remove barriers to higher education for students who might otherwise struggle to afford post-secondary schooling.

Foreign affairs minister meets with UWindsor union leaders, university students

Now that a new trade deal has been inked, the Canadian author is explaining it while on a tour of the country.

University World News
Future still uncertain for Saudi students in Canada

“Ultimately, this situation reveals how vulnerable international students can be in the midst of diplomatic tension,” writes Grace Karram Stephenson.

Feds pledge money for young scientists but funding for in-house research slips

Minister of Science and Sport, Kirsty Duncan, announced plans to spend $210 million over the next five years to expand the Canada Research Chairs program.

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