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Headlines for Nov. 27, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 27 2017

Globe and Mail
Free speech protest at Wilfrid Laurier University caps turbulent week

Attendees of the protest surrounded master’s student Lindsay Shepherd after she spoke. Many simply wanted to take selfies with her and their signs, whether home-made or printed with the slogan “I Stand with Lindsay.”

Listening is the key to Indigenous education, says 2017 Indspire Award winner

‘Learning from elders, stopping to listen, is the best thing to do,’ says Judy Whitford.

Western University introduces Indigenous-focused residence floor

Indigenous students can now take part in smudging ceremonies inside their dorm rooms across all nine campus residences – including on a new Indigenous-focused residence floor.

PIE News
Canada: Seven new visa centres opening in China to meet demand

IRCC reports there were 414,285 international students (of all study levels) with a valid visa permit as of December 2016. Approximately 32% came from China, marking an increase of 12% from 2015.

Global News
Ottawa Catholic university cancels screening of abortion documentary

The film in question, Vessel, tells the story of a doctor who began providing abortions at sea after witnessing the dangers women face in countries where the procedure is illegal.

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