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Headlines for Oct. 26, 2021


CBC News
Ontario university sports extremely white, from student athletes to coaches, report finds

Research shows racialized staffers had notably different experience in path to hiring.

National Post
Workers Demand Better From the Nation’s Richest University

Casual workers at the University of Toronto are seeking better treatment from the nation’s richest university as they head into bargaining a new collective agreement, says the United Steelworkers union (USW) Local 1998.

CBC News
Flags lowered at UNB after car accident on Fredericton campus claims woman’s life

Woman dies, man hospitalized, after their car mounted curb and struck student residence building.

CTV News
More than $100,000 in fines following second weekend of parties in Kingston, Ont.

More than $100,000 in fines were handed out in Kingston, Ont. following a second straight weekend of large crowds in the city’s university district.

Guelph-Mercury Tribune
U of Guelph researchers developing more sustainable masks

Plant-based masks may filter COVID-19 better than typical surgical masks.

CTV News
B.C. students say universities haven’t done COVID-19 testing on unvaccinated as promised

Students and staff at Metro Vancouver’s two largest universities say not enough is being done to keep them safe from COVID-19, and their concerns revolve around testing protocols for the unvaccinated.

Globe and Mail
More mature students head back to class amid pandemic upheaval

Canada’s colleges and institutions are seeing the fallout from nearly two years of pandemic angst, in the form of an increase in mature students seeking either new skills for jobs they still love, or new jobs altogether.

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