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Headlines for Oct. 26, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 26 2017

Dalhousie withdraws disciplinary action against Masuma Khan over ‘white fragility’ Facebook post

A university official says the incident shows the need for open talks about policies to support freedom of expression.

Montreal Gazette
Bill 62: Universities hesitant to force students from classes

Universities and CEGEPs in Montreal appear reticent to apply provisions of Bill 62 that would prevent students from wearing face coverings in classrooms.

Globe and Mail
Canada’s universities commit to diversity with plan to make demographic data public

A five-year strategy, called the Action Plan for Inclusive Excellence, was endorsed by university presidents across the country and made public on Thursday morning.

Provincial bursary program seeking $13M in donations raises less than $2M in 6 months

Tories promised two-thirds of $20M bursary program would come from private sector on campaign trail.

U of R engineering profs warned about teaching assistants taking bribes to increase grades

Professors also cautioned about students breaking into their offices to steal tests.

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