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Headlines for Nov. 28, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 28 2017

Vancouver Sun
UBC looking to raise $100 million for students

The University of British Columbia is hoping to raise $100 million for student awards, scholarships and bursaries over the next three years.

Montreal Gazette
McGill aims to become carbon neutral by 2040

As part of its commitment to sustainability, the university will upgrade the energy systems in its buildings and increase bike parking across campus.

Group told they need to prove UWaterloo not doing enough for black students

Members of the Black Association for Student Expression say they’ve been told by the equity office it’s up to them to prove there’s a need for more on-campus services for black students.

Winnipeg Free Press
Students get credit to attend university presentations on sex-assault

Music students at the University of Manitoba have been given academic credit to learn about sexual assault in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against disgraced former jazz studies professor Steve Kirby.

Ottawa Citizen
Conservatives accused of free speech double standard after Catholic university blocks abortion film

The federal Liberals are attacking the Conservatives for being selective about the ideas they’re choosing to defend in campus battles over free speech.

Globe and Mail
Wilfrid Laurier professors seek protection amid freedom-of-speech debate

Professors at Wilfred Laurier University in Waterloo say the school has an obligation to protect faculty and students being targeted online and off in light of the recent debate over freedom of speech.

Which Canadian universities have the most international students?

How schools compare for welcoming out-of-province and foreign students.

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