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Headlines for Feb. 21, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 21 2017

Globe and Mail
Concordia University pilot program has unique take on hateful speech

Rather than denounce hateful remarks, the Someone Project teaches students and community members to listen to each other’s offensive, even hurtful, words.

Globe and Mail
UBC sets interviews for Creative Writing chair after Steven Galloway firing

The program, formerly led by Steven Galloway, has scheduled interviews with three candidates for the position of chair.

Toronto Star
Scientists ‘stand up for science’ at Boston rally

Hundreds from the science community attended the event, demanding that the Trump administration accept factual evidence on issues such as climate change.

Montreal Gazette
Opinion: Integrating McGill health network would better serve public

“Services and patient files are often duplicated and fragmented,” writes Lawrence Rosenberg, MD, is president and CEO of the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.

CBC
Students rate Ottawa as the best place to study

While Montreal took the top spot in the 2017 QS Best Student Cities index, Ottawa was voted by students as the best university city in the world.

CBC
Ryerson exhibition tells stories behind two young Indigenous lives lost

It’s the lives — not just the deaths — of these Indigenous women that inspired a group of Ryerson University students to develop Shades of Our Sisters.

Global News
Golf program slashed at UBC-Okanagan

It’s a well loved game in the Okanagan with no shortage of places to play so news that the golf program is being cut at UBC-Okanagan may come as a surprise.

London Free Press
Anti-Semitic pamphlets distributed at Western University

Campus police are investigating after anti-Semitic pamphlets were circulated at Western University.

CTV
Tom Mulcair to pursue academia, law, after political career

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says he’ll probably land at a university when he leaves politics later this year.

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