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Headlines for October 2, 2023


The Hill Times
Investing in student mental health: a critical imperative for Canada’s future

The pandemic put new and unprecedented pressures on Canada’s health systems, including mental health care. In response, universities have been rethinking how to provide adequate mental health support for an entire generation of students.

Globe and Mail
University of Alberta facing calls to return thousands more in donations connected to Waffen SS veterans

The University of Alberta says it is reviewing other donations it has received after returning $30,000 from the family of Yaroslav Hunka, a Waffen SS veteran who got a standing ovation in Parliament during a visit by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky last month.

University World News
Report offers hope for moving the needle of consent culture

Half of Alberta’s post-secondary students have been sexually harassed or assaulted at their college or university, says a new study titled Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Alberta Post-Secondary Education.

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