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Headlines for Sept. 17, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 17 2018

Globe and Mail
New University of Toronto tower to address student housing crunch

While campus life is back in full swing at universities across the country, the University of Toronto is busy making plans to improve the accommodation shortfall for its students.

Globe and Mail
Canlit versus its scholars

A recent call for papers for a coming conference on Canlit at Carleton University, to be held in June, calls Canlit a terribly troubled and oppressive space.

Toronto Star
LGBTQ students saddled with more debt, poll shows

A new poll by Forum Research shows members of the LGBTQ+ community are more likely to rack up greater student debt, take on a second job to pay it off, and make lifestyle changes because of it.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: After Supreme Court decision, Ottawa must fix flaws in Canada’s copyright system

The question of costs lies at the heart of an important Supreme Court of Canada copyright ruling released on Friday, Michael Geist writes.

Montreal Gazette
Students voice concerns as Concordia, McGill prep for sexual-violence law

Bill 151 comes in the wake of accusations against faculty at both Montreal universities in the last school year.

Lakehead University’s interim law dean recalled to the bench, school says

After about four months on the job, Lakehead University’s interim dean of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is returning to the bench, according to the school, based in Thunder Bay, Ont.

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