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Headlines for October 13, 2022


Globe and Mail
UBC backs Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond after report raises questions about her claims to Indigenous ancestry

The University of British Columbia is standing by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond after a report that raises questions about the prominent law professor’s claims to Indigenous ancestry.

Global News
University of Guelph to establish new anti-racism policy statement

The statement is a first by an Ontario university, according to a news release, and it is an important step in their ongoing commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The PIE News
Québec: high study permit refusals in francophone Canada

The study permit acceptance rate at UQTR is only 21%. Just down the road in Montréal, English-language school McGill University sees 90% of its qualified applicants receive a permit.

CTV News
Tuition up 3.5 per cent at the University of Regina

The U of R’s budget was released last spring with a shortfall of $3.5 million.

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