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Headlines for Oct. 27, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 27 2017

Globe and Mail
Tribunal to review discrimination allegations in Canada Research Chair choices

Professors from two universities filed complaints with the Canadian Human Rights Commission about the federal program.

National Post
University of Alberta posts $14 million deficit, blames tuition and funding

The University of Alberta says it is running a multimillion-dollar budget deficit for the 2017-2018 year, and is planning budget cuts in the coming years to make up for the shortfall.

The Province
Emily Carr University’s Big Reveal offers hands-on art experiences

ECUAD is holding an open house Friday and Saturday to showcase its new $122.6 million campus in Vancouver.

Global News
Increasing amount of U of R sessional instructors raises concerns

Some instructors at the University of Regina (U of R) are speaking out against the rising number of sessional instructors, who work at the university on a term-to-term contract basis.

Montreal Gazette
McGill launches investigation after Jewish student removed from board

“Allegations have arisen suggesting that the votes against one or more of those directors were motivated by anti-Semitism,” McGill principal Suzanne Fortier said in a statement.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Indigenous students report alarming rates of depression and anxiety

Alarmed by the growing prevalence of depression and anxiety among Indigenous university students, Shadi Beshai dreams of doing more research that combines Western and Indigenous medicine.

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