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Headlines for Jan. 20, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 20 2017

Toronto Star
U of T looking to hire more indigenous faculty and staff following TRC call to action

A committee produced a 125-page report this month with 34 recommendations in response to 2015 call to action by Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Dentistry tuition increased for first time in eight years to support teaching hospital

The cost of a four-year dentistry degree at the University of Saskatchewan has increased by more than $28,000.

Edmonton Journal
Athabasca University to undergo third-party review to investigate long-term sustainability

An outside expert will review the operations of Athabasca University as it grapples with a deficit budget and increasing financial pressures.

Niagara Falls Review
CUPE local launches ad targeting Brock pay

The union local representing Brock University’s academic workers has launched a public campaign slamming university compensation practices.

Global News
More sleep, less commuting: U of A wants students to live on campus

The University of Alberta is trying to entice students to live on campus as the vacancy rate there has hit a record high.

Ontario university becomes first Canadian team in American Collegiate Hockey Association

‘We love hockey’: female players get a second chance at the game through Lakehead University’s program.

Officials at UNB Fredericton ‘disheartened’ by sexual assault statistics

Researchers at the University of New Brunswick have released results of a study into sexual violence on campus, and school officials say the figures aren’t all that surprising.

Canada’s top party schools 2017

The full list of 47 schools, ranked by average hours spent partying a week, calculated from self-reported data from the Maclean’s student survey.

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