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Headlines for Oct. 22, 2020


Global News
‘The right thing to do’: Queen’s law school removing Sir John A. Macdonald’s name
Mark Walters, dean of Queen’s Law School, explains the move.

Globe and Mail
University of Ottawa professor at centre of controversy involving racial slur says she regrets actions 
A professor who used the n-word in a class at the University of Ottawa said she regrets her actions, worries that she may have hurt some of her students and didn’t realize it would be unacceptable in an academic context.

Montreal Gazette
Black voices not heard in N-word debate, students say
For Quebec politicians and opinion-makers defending the use of the N-word, “It’s all theory. But for me, it’s a lived experience,” said one student.

Sudbury Star
Laurentian to maintain online classes during winter semester
The Laurentian University senate voted Tuesday in favour of delivering the winter 2021 semester via remote delivery.

Montreal Gazette
Hundreds of McGill employees go unpaid for months due to system glitches
Hundreds of researchers and teaching assistants at McGill University have gone unpaid for months because of problems with a new human resources system launched this summer.

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