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Headlines for Oct. 1, 2021


Global News
Trent University unveils installations to highlight treaty land, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

As part of the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, Trent University unveiled new installations at its campuses in Peterborough and Durham Region to pay tribute to the importance of the original treaties pertaining to the land upon which its two campuses are built and honour the original signatories of the Michi Saagiig Anishnaabeg.

Ottawa Citizen
Carleton marine biologist’s research key to Emmy-winning whale documentary

Shane Gero is founder and lead scientist of the Dominica Sperm Whale Project and has spent 15 years following and studying a clan of some 40 families of sperm whales in the Eastern Caribbean.

How connecting with her Indigenous identity was a source of ‘strength’ for one UWindsor student

Stephanie Pangowish grew up in Toronto, but for her it wasn’t quite home.

Little resistance to vaccines at MUN campus, with 87% fully vaccinated

The head of risk management at Memorial University says he’s surprised at how little resistance there’s been to school’s mandatory vaccination policy, with the vast majority of people on campus either already vaccinated or on their way there.

The Peterborough Examiner
Trent University pressured to allow more fans at varsity sports games

Trent University’s decision to not allow community members to attend varsity sports games is proving unpopular with family and friends.

Saskatoon Star Phoenix
U of S warns of sexual assault reported on campus

The University of Saskatchewan reported it’s stepping up security patrols “with immediate effect” after a sexual assault complaint.

Niagara Falls Review
Brock vaccine mandate credited for limiting campus COVID outbreak

An associate professor of immunology at Brock University said a short-lived COVID-19 outbreak on campus this week demonstrates the effectiveness of vaccine mandates — protecting students, staff and faculty from the virus that continues to claim lives.

CTV News
Patch developed by Western University professor helps heart pump blood after cardiac arrest

A new cardiac patch developed by a Western University professor looks to assist heart attack survivors avoid a transplant by restoring the blood pumping function to the organ.

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