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Headlines for November 22, 2023


CBC News
Suspicions around former U of Manitoba law school dean’s expenses surfaced in 2019, hearing told

Jonathan Black-Branch faces law society integrity breach charge over allegations of misspending funds.

CBC News
Federal government to amend laws so post-secondary institutions aren’t subject to CCAA proceedings

Laurentian University filed for insolvency in 2021, nearly 200 staff and faculty lost their jobs.

CTV News
Judge orders McGill to comply with deal on unmarked grave search at former hospital

A Quebec judge has ordered McGill University to comply with a deal it reached with a group of Indigenous women that outlines the search for possible unmarked graves at a former Montreal hospital site.

Ottawa Citizen
Judge suspends adoption of pro-Palestinian policy at McGill student union

A Quebec Superior Court judge has ordered McGill University’s student union to not adopt a contentious pro-Palestinian policy voted on this week until a legal challenge on the matter can be heard in the new year.

Ottawa Citizen
Most Quebecers support English universities’ alternative to doubling tuition: polls

Bishop’s, Concordia and McGill say they want to help unilingual English students learn the language of Quebec’s majority, including mandatory French courses.

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