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Headlines for Sept. 4, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 04 2018

Ottawa Citizen
Wilfrid Laurier’s statement of defence says Jordan Peterson should really be suing Lindsay Shepherd

The university also says that Peterson has no grounds to sue for damage to his reputation, because this whole situation has only boosted his profile.

Global News
Is it time for Canadian universities to ban student-professor relationships?

The former student who accused author Steven Galloway of sexual assault is calling on the University of British Columbia to outright ban student-teacher relationships.

Toronto Star
Contract faculty at Canadian universities struggle to make ends meet, survey finds

Thousands of Canadian university faculty members are underpaid, overworked and constantly dangling on the edge of unemployment, according to a nationwide study by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT).

Toronto Star
Canada must add more medical resident training positions

The Canadian health-care system has become too reliant on foreign-funded medical trainees, writes Ali Elgheriani.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Why education must become more democratic

“By virtue of being among the fraction who are selected to study with us, these same students are reinforcing one of the main mechanisms of social and economic sorting in my country,” William Egginton writes.

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