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Headlines for March 6, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 06 2018

Toronto Star
Contract staff gather for Monday rally as strike goes into full swing

The strike affecting 3,000 contract staff working at York University kicked off Monday with a massive rally on the campus.

Globe and Mail
Number of Ontario professors over 65 rises, under 45 falls, study finds

Since mandatory retirement ended in Ontario in 2006, the proportion of faculty over 65 has grown to almost 9 per cent from close to zero.

Canadian universities are failing students on sexual assault

An exclusive Maclean’s investigation—including interviews with dozens of survivors—uncovers how universities routinely abandon victims.

Hamilton Spectator
UW student dies by suicide at student residence

A University of Waterloo student died by suicide when he jumped from a 12th floor student residence building.

Globe and Mail
Acadia University investigation of professor intensifies campus free-speech debate

While his defenders say his voice is an antidote to political correctness run amok, his critics say he attacks marginalized people and perpetuate harmful stereotypes.

Ottawa Citizen
Bishop’s University student dies during spring break at Dominican Republic resort

University officials said Ben Houtman, who was from Vancouver, died early Saturday morning.

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