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Headlines for Sept. 24, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 24 2018

Local ranchers give land and cattle worth $44M to U of C vet school

The university’s School of Veterinary Medicine has been given a sprawling cattle ranch to be used for research and teaching as well as for community outreach.

Ottawa universities will be ‘no pot’ zones come October 17

Universities across Canada are firming up their cannabis policies now just weeks away from the legalization of recreational marijuana.

Sault Star
Saudi students return to Algoma U

Some Saudi Arabian students are back at Algoma University, opting to pay their own way after their country’s government ordered them back home in August during a diplomatic squabble with Canada.

Times Higher Education
Fears for repositories after EU backs new copyright rules

Libraries worry that they could be caught up in a drive to force platforms like YouTube to share their profits with creators.

Winnipeg Free Press
Winnipeg doctor cites racism at U of M in call for removal of school president

Barry Lavallee, director of student support and education for the Centre for Aboriginal Health Education at the university, said Indigenous students have to contend with racism at the university “multiple times a day.”

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