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Headlines for Nov. 7, 2019


Global News
Ryerson, York students hold 1-day strike to protest provincial education cuts

Hundreds of university students skipped class on Wednesday to take part in a one-day strike protesting education cuts made by the Ford government in Ontario.

Ottawa Citizen
Meng Wanzhou arrest caused UBC leaders concern over enrolment, fundraising, internal documents show

The email records come at a time when post-secondary institutions around the world have come under increased scrutiny over their ties to China.

Global News
UNBC Faculty Association walks off the job

The UNBC Faculty Association issued a 72-hour strike notice on Monday, and teachers began picketing at 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

Inside Higher Ed
Research university group adds 3 members

A month after the Association of American Universities proposed and then withdrew a plan to expel its two Canadian members, the University of Toronto and McGill University, the research university group on Wednesday added three new members — its first additions since 2012.

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