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Headlines for Oct. 23, 2020


DH News
International students are now allowed back into Canada
International students studying at Canadian colleges and universities can now enter the country to continue their education.

CBC News
Quebec’s heated debate over professor’s suspension overlooked Black voices, students say
Conversations about the use of a slur by a uOttawa teacher were dominated by white politicians and columnists.

CBC Ottawa
U of O president calls for ‘calm and reflection’ in wake of N-word firestorm
Jacques Frémont issues open letter to school community.

CBC News
Blanchet’s defence of N-word used by professor condemned by NDP and Greens
Bloc Québécois leader supported right of academics to use controversial words.

Waterloo Regional Record
UW students killed in Iran plane crash to receive posthumous degrees
Two University of Waterloo students who were killed when a Ukraine International Airlines flight was shot down in Iran in January, are being awarded posthumous degrees as part of fall convocation.

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