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Headlines for Nov. 30, 2021


Cape Breton University board under fire for meeting protocol

The Cape Breton University board of governors is under fire for their use of in-camera sessions during meetings with university faculty, staff and students.

Toronto Star
Parent complains to provincial ombudsman about online classes at Carleton University

The provincial ombudsman has been asked to look into Carleton University’s decision not to offer more in-person classes in the new year by a parent who says the school has provided little information about the situation.

Sault Online
Algoma University Board Unanimously Approves New Five-Year Academic Plan

Plans for continued development at Algoma University, including the introduction of graduate degrees, were made more evident this evening thanks to the unanimous adoption of the institution’s new five-year Academic Plan by the Board of Governors.

Toronto Star
Young adults hit hard by pandemic’s economic impact, survey suggests

In a pandemic that has illuminated how the lives of seniors, parents and children were upended by COVID-19, new research shows that young adults are among the Canadians most battered by the economic impact of the public health crisis.

CBC News
Universities across Canada addressing Indigenous identity fraud in wake of Carrie Bourassa investigation

First Nations University in Sask. planning for national dialogue on Indigenous identity.

CTV News
Laurentian fires back at auditor general, says her demands violate Canadian constitution

Laurentian University has fired the latest shot in its ongoing court battle with Ontario’s auditor general.

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