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Headlines for Sept. 26, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | SEP 26 2017

Global News
Cannabis on campus: how B.C. universities plan to deal with the coming legalization of pot

Universities and colleges in B.C. will need to re-evaluate their smoking policies in preparation for the proposed legalization of marijuana set for July 1, 2018.

Global News
Queen’s University launches research collaboration with Ethiopian university

The $24-million project will see teachers from the African country further their training in Canada, while hundreds of students will get funding for a post-secondary education.

CBC
U of M gave positive reference check for former prof accused of sexual harassment: Berklee College

Privacy law restricts sharing information in reference checks, says the University of Manitoba.

CBC
University of Windsor aims to fight Islamophobia through conversation

Muslims and non-Muslims came together for an open discussion in an effort to break down stereotypes and suggest possible solutions.

Toronto Star
Educators raise alarm over declining scores for applied students

Mary Reid, a professor at OISE, raised concerns about poor standardized test results for high school students in applied courses, calling them “alarming.”

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