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Headlines for Oct. 15, 2018


Globe and Mail
Demonstrators confront St.FX president over school’s handling of alleged sexual assault

On Saturday, nearly 40 demonstrators confronted Kent MacDonald following an apology he issued on the day before about the handling of a sexual assault case on campus.

CTV News
Quebec university unveils new policy banning teacher-student relationships

Universite Laval’s new sexual violence policy also includes the creation of a centre dedicated to preventing sexual violence and mandatory training for students, teachers and staff.

Globe and Mail
University of New Brunswick women’s hockey team to play first game after discrimination case

UNB downgraded its women’s varsity team to a sports club in 2008 citing funding issues, but former player Sylvia Dooley alleged the decision amounted to discrimination on the basis of sex.

‘Outrageous’: U of Regina proposes process for revoking tenure of problematic professors

The proposal is being made in the midst of contract negotiations with faculty.

How Canadian universities help fight to save Indigenous languages

Indigenous languages across Canada are in peril, another legacy of the residential school system. Are schools doing enough to help save them?

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