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Headlines for March 26, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 26 2018

Why pensions are at the heart of the Carleton University strike

As a work stoppage at Carleton University enters its fourth week, it appears the two sides are arguing not about the present— but rather a hypothetical future involving workers’ pensions.

Memorial University looking for solutions amid financial constraints

Memorial University is in a financial bind, and president Gary Kachanoski believes it will have a dramatic impact with or without fresh cuts in Tuesday’s provincial budget.

More than just counselling, Okanagan Charter guides U of G to create healthy campus

The Okanagan Charter came out of a 2015 conference at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna. The charter was approved by the World Health Organization, Pan American Health Organization and UNESCO.

York University Strike: Was the school right to continue classes?

A dispute continues over whether the school had the authority to keep its doors open.

Toronto Star
York University students stage occupation to force labour talks

The occupation comes after talks between York University and CUPE 3903, a union representing striking contract faculty, broke off.

Global News
Concordia’s newly renovated $37-million library includes ‘visualization studio’

Concordia University began steps to renovate the Webster Library, a research space that sits on the southern end of de Maisonneuve in its downtown campus, in 2012.

Metal water bottles for sale in U of O vending machines

After banning the sale of bottled water on campus in 2010, the University of Ottawa has launched a new initiative — selling aluminum bottles in campus vending machines.

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