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Headlines for Nov. 19, 2021


Calgary Herald
U of C, MRU among Canadian universities to sign charter on anti-Black racism

The 22-page Scarborough Charter requires those signing it to respect certain principles as they develop their own action plans to foster Black inclusion.

The Record
Bishop’s principal commits to next steps regarding sexual assault policy

Wednesday evening around 5:30 p.m. Principal and Vice-Chancellor Michael Goldbloom emailed Bishop’s University students and community regarding the ongoing debates about sexual assault policy at the school.

Move Radio
New research facility opens at UNB

The Regional Development Corporation says the new Centre for Adaptive Rehabilitation Engineering opened Wednesday at the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Institute of Biomedical Engineering.

Bramnpton Guardian
Handcuffed and hauled away: Western student expelled in showdown over university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy

Campus police at an Ontario university ousted a student from class — once led away in handcuffs and another time carried out by his hands and feet — in a dramatic showdown over the school’s enforcement of its COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

Star Phoenix
U of S will resume lectures of 200 or more students in winter term

Officials provided a bit more clarity on what the winter term will look like during a meeting of the University of Saskatchewan council on Thursday.

Global News
Ryerson University to restrict unvaccinated students, those with undeclared status from winter timetables

Ryerson University says students who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 or whose status is undeclared by midnight Sunday will not receive their winter timetables or be able to add courses.

CBC News
Former Sudbury mayor calls on province to transfer Laurentian’s French-language programs

Laurentian University cut 28 French-language programs in April.

Leader Post
U of S appoints outside investigator over researcher’s claims to Indigenous identity

The University of Saskatchewan has announced that a B.C.-based lawyer specializing in Indigenous rights law will investigate statements made by Carrie Bourassa, a high-profile researcher in Indigenous health who is accused of making up claims of Métis, Tlingit and Anishinaabe heritage.

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