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Headlines for March 20, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 20 2017

Student groups want Liberals to honour $50M promise to Indigenous Canadians

Student leaders want next week’s federal budget to finally deliver on a key 2015 Liberal election promise to fully fund post-secondary education for Indigenous Canadians.
Subway seeking $210-million in lawsuit against CBC after ‘factually incorrect’ chicken report

The report came to those conclusions based on DNA testing done by Trent University in Peterborough, Ont.

Hamilton Spectator
Mac faces human rights complaint over medical marijuana

A McMaster graduate student says a dispute over her medical marijuana treatment prevented her from participating in a class trip to Ghana as part of the United Nations Water Without Borders program.

National Post
Coveted $1M prize for world’s best teacher goes to N.S. woman working with Inuit in remote Quebec village

MacDonnell, a native of tiny Afton, N.S, won the Global Teacher Prize Sunday, probably the world’s most coveted and high profile award for teaching excellence.

McMaster debate with controversial professor Jordan Peterson disrupted by activists

Professors set to engage Peterson backed out, one citing inadequate security preparations.

P.E.I. Guardian
UPEI introduces new access to information policy

The policy falls short of including the university in P.E.I.’s Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection (FOIPP) Act, which would put legal requirements on what records the school has to release.

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