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Headlines for April 6, 2021

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | APR 06 2021

CTV News
Unions at Laurentian University lose fight to unseal documents related to insolvency process

Unions representing staff and faculty at Laurentian University lost a court fight last week aimed at unsealing two confidential letters between the province and the university.

CBC
Laurentian prof says retirement his best option as colleagues stressed ‘like crazy’ amid restructuring

A Laurentian University professor says a memo from the Sudbury, Ont., school helped him make the decision to retire.

Timmins Daily Press
Column: Laurentian throws yet another curve at students

Staff, faculty and students are experiencing the brunt of the irresponsibility of a select few in administration.

VOCM
MUN Preparing Plan for Challenges of Return to In-Class Instruction

Memorial University is preparing for a return to in-person instruction come September but just how that will look is difficult to tell at this point, especially with much of Canada into a third wave of the pandemic.

CBC
Students cautioned as Western declares sixth residence outbreak

The Middlesex-London Health Unit has confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak at Western University’s Essex Hall, bringing the number of active outbreaks at the university to six.

CTV News
UQAM, student who posted racy pictures appear close to resolving legal dispute

A resolution seems imminent between the Universite de Quebec a Montreal (UQAM) and the student the school is suing for posting racy pictures.

The Tyee
Should Canada Cancel Student Debt?

The US is talking about it, students are calling for it. We take a look at the arguments.

National Post
Opinion: Egerton Ryerson has been falsely accused of trying to erase Indigenous culture

The City of Toronto recently proposed to create 34 neighbourhoods for administrative reasons, labelling one of them as “Ryerson” to capture the downtown area mainly occupied by the University campus that bears his name. The initiative rebooted the demand to remove Ryerson’s statue on Gould Street and to change the name of the university dedicated to his memory.

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