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Headlines for Dec. 12, 2016

By ANQI SHEN | DEC 12 2016

Cape Breton University dismisses president, votes down faculty contract

David Wheeler, the president of Cape Breton University in Sydney, N.S., was dismissed from his job following a unanimous vote by the board Friday.

National Post
Federal scientists get OK to talk to reporters after Tory ‘muzzle’ removed

The union representing public servants has reached a tentative contract that it says gives federal scientists the right to share their research with the media without first being designated official spokespeople.

National Post
Conrad Black: Prof. Peterson must not face this assault on reason and his rights alone

“I strenuously deny that I wrote or considered that it was a trivial matter, as Prof. Peterson claimed, after thanking me for my support.”

University teachers threaten to censure Niagara College over its Saudi campuses

The college says it remains committed to the work it’s doing in Saudi Arabia.

Should Canadian universities ban relationships between profs and students?

​U.S. universities like Stanford and Harvard have banned them — will Canadian universities follow suit?

Hamilton Spectator
‘KKK’ books a study room at McMaster Library

It was either “a false booking or very inappropriate prank” says a university official.

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