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Headlines for Nov. 23, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 23 2017

UVic’s Indigenous governance program under 3rd-party probe

A review of the program was launched under university’s discrimination and harassment policy.

Ottawa Citizen
‘It’s OK To Be White’ posters too ‘divisive’ for Regina University, could be considered vandalism

The University of Regina says it is removing posters on campus that contain the message “It’s OKAY To Be White.”

Global News
U of T contract instructors give strike mandate

Contract academic workers at the University of Toronto have given their union a 91 per cent mandate in favour of strike action as they work towards a new contract.

Globe and Mail
The big brains behind Canada’s good sex

Thanks to a progressive attitude (and strong scientific funding), this country is on the leading edge of knowledge about sexuality. Zosia Bielski talks to top researchers about what they – and we – are into.

Audio: Canadian doctors show that blood flow could spread Alzheimer’s disease

In the future, the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease may begin in other parts of the body, apart from the brain.

Ottawa Citizen
Laurier profs launch petition for free expression

A group of Laurier professors issued an online petition calling on the university to adopt a resolution supporting “unfettered inquiry and maximal freedom of expression on campus.”

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Safety on campus shouldn’t require the muzzling of ideas

Melanie Randall writes: This state of affairs is unfortunate and destructive. How did we get to this place?

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