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Headlines for Nov. 9, 2021


CTV News
University of Calgary holds first in-person convocation since 2019

This year, students at the University of Calgary will be able to cross the stage at their convocation for the first time since COVID-19 hit in 2019.

CBC News
MUN to lift class capacity restrictions for winter semester

University planning to have in-person class numbers at pre-pandemic levels.

Global News
Threat made to McMaster University, Mohawk College not credible: Police

It’s business as usual on Monday at McMaster University and Mohawk College.

The Runner
KPU quietly replaces top administrators, refuses to provide an explanation

The university has declined to answer questions about the departure of Sandy Vanderburgh and David Florkowski.

Vancouver Sun
Vancouver curator outed as ‘pretendian’ resigns from SFU Galleries

Cheyanne Turions was accused of misrepresenting herself as having Indigenous ancestry.

CTV News
U of M faculty staging sit-in at Stefanson’s constituency office

Members of the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA) are staging a sit-in at Premier Heather Stefanson’s constituency office on Monday morning.

The Record
We can help define the world we want to live in, University of Waterloo’s new president says

The “great reset” that many of us are anticipating as we grapple with the pandemic is actually a unique opportunity for universities to rethink how we work with our local community and how we shape the world.

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