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Headlines for Jan. 23, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 23 2018

Toronto police partner with Ryerson University for lessons in ‘bias avoidance’

The program is part of a broader initiative to modernize policing in Toronto, police say.

Laurentian University rules out smoking ban

Lakehead University tried banned smoking from campus in 2004, but has since gone to designated smoking areas.

How art is helping doctors and caregivers better understand dementia patients

Mark Gilbert, a researcher and artist, is creating portraits of patients at Halifax’s memory clinic.

CTV News
Lawyers slam ‘de facto expulsion’ of student guilty of sexual interference

The Criminal Trial Lawyers’ Association is criticizing what it calls the de-facto expulsion of a University of Calgary student convicted of a sexual offence.

Ottawa Citizen
Carleton University art installation addresses rape myths

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week, Carleton University is featuring a “What Were You Wearing?” survivor art installation.

Policy Options
Opinion: Why policy-makers should care about behavioural science

Forward-thinking governments are embracing behavioural, evidence-based policy as the more tenable alternative to laws driven purely by assumptions, Supriya Syal writes.

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