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Headlines for Nov. 8, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 08 2018

‘Grocery bus’ pilot takes aim at food insecurity on campus

The bus will run from Lakehead university, to two grocery stores and the country market.

Hamilton Spectator
Fired McMaster head football coach Greg Knox ends silence with statement

Knox, who was dismissed as McMaster University’s head football coach on Oct. 29, is telling his side of the incident that cost him his job.

How Indigenous scholarship winners are busting myths and stereotypes

Maclean’s talked to prize-winning poet Billy-Ray Belcourt, along with two past Indspire youth award recipients, about their stories.

Ottawa Citizen
Shopify’s Dev Degree program accelerates university co-op learning

Work experience embedded within daily curriculum gives students critical skills at faster pace, making them employable sooner

National Post
McGill Redmen: U.S. scholar says name reinforces white settler society

“These names are about reminding folks that they’re the victors — this is their property,” says author and professor Richard King.

London Free Press
Western, faculty talk as job action deadline looms

With a deadline of 12:01 a.m. Nov. 9 looming for a potential strike, Western University and its faculty were locked in last-minute negotiations Wednesday.

Globe and Mail
Marrying science and politics: The Canadian conference where politicos and researchers swap ideas

The growth of the conference – it’s already sold out before it opens on Wednesday – suggests a subtle shift is taking place in a political culture where science is still often on the margins.

Report on Business
‘Outcast mavericks’ teach traditional universities a few things about online education

Today, traditional universities are knocking on the doors of Steve Grundy and his online-centric counterparts asking for advice.

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