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Headlines for Nov. 9, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 09 2018

N.W.T. communities lobby to host promised new polytechnic university

Fort Smith Mayor Lynn Napier-Buckley says she’s concerned that too many services in the Northwest Territories are located in Yellowknife, the capital city.

Montreal Gazette
McGill to hold referendum on changing team nickname

“Over time I think people have changed. People are learning to question: ‘Really, is that OK?”,” says Montour, a chief on the Mohawk Council of Kahnawa:ke.

The Province
Opinion: Political intervention undermines our universities

With Bill 19, the Alberta government will extend its already prescriptive approach to tuition even further, writes former USask president Peter MacKinnon.

London Free Press
Western University, faculty avert strike with last-minute labour deal

The deal between the university and the association representing roughly 1,650 faculty members was reached early Friday following “marathon” negotiations.

Windsor Star
PCs yank $20M pledged by Wynne government to move law school downtown

A catastrophic blow has been dealt to the city’s longstanding dream of moving the University of Windsor law school into the downtown’s Paul Martin Building.

The Star Calgary
University of Calgary picks Ed McCauley as its next president and vice-chancellor

The University of Calgary will enter 2019 with a new president leading the school.

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