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Headlines for Oct. 2, 2019


Financial Post
Student housing in Canada: Soaring demand but supply lags ‘far behind,’ says report
Canada is 10 to 15 years behind the pace of the United States and United Kingdom when it comes to developing off-campus rental housing for the country’s growing student population, the Real Estate Investment Network revealed in a new report.

Ottawa Citizen
‘Crisis averted’: U of O, Carleton students opt in on fees
Student unions at Ottawa’s two major universities say their members have voted overwhelmingly to continue paying fees for campus organizations, clubs and media.

Globe and Mail
New program aims to improve care for Indigenous women by having health professionals reflect on their biases
Hearing Our Voices: An Indigenous Women’s Reproductive Health Curriculum aims to encourage those in health care, from medical residents to receptionists, to reflect on their own biases and learn about the experiences of Indigenous patients and clients

Global News
Black student carded on uOttawa’s campus in June was the subject of discrimination: report
A third-party investigation conducted by the Human Rights Office of the University of Ottawa found that a black student faced discrimination when he was stopped, asked for identification, and then arrested after skateboarding on campus.

CTV News
Quebec language watchdog invests in Concordia University
The Office Quebecoise de la Langue Francaise, responsible for the promotion and protection of the language, is investing $300,000 in French services and programs at Concordia University to better prepare students for Quebec’s business world.

London Free Press
London mayor calls out sexism, misogyny on display at unsanctioned street party
The mayor of London, Ont., took to Twitter on Tuesday to call out vulgar messages that were on display at a massive unsanctioned homecoming party for Western University students over the weekend.

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