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Headlines for Aug. 16, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 16 2018

CBC
As a Saudi student being forced to leave Canada, I’m going through the 5 stages of grief

A student shares his story of how the diplomatic feud is devastating his dreams after years of hard work.

CBC
Non-student researchers, post-doctoral fellows at University of Regina unionize

Around 70 post-doctoral fellows and non-student researchers are now unionized with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) after an organizing drive that began at the beginning of the year.

Inside Higher Ed
U.S. colleges reach out to displaced Saudi students

Some U.S. universities are waiving their application fees for Saudi Arabian students in Canada who have been ordered by the Saudi government to leave.

CBC
Doctor suspended for ‘deeply troubling’ intimate mentorship with medical students

A Winnipeg oncologist has been stripped of his medical licence for six months after he tried to engage in a “flagrantly unprofessional” sexual relationship with two of his students at the University of Manitoba.

Toronto Star
Trinity Western ‘losing talent’ by upholding LGBTQ+ covenant for employees

Although it will be optional for students, faculty and staff will still be compelled to sign the LGBTQ+ exclusionary “community covenant” that was the main point of contention in the Supreme Court of Canada case.

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