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Headlines for Dec. 17, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | DEC 17 2018

Globe and Mail
Ontario colleges adopt single free-speech policy as universities rush to meet deadline

Ontario’s colleges have adopted a single free-speech policy that will apply at all of the province’s 24 college campuses, a move that has already raised opposition from the faculty union.

CBC
St. FX, King’s to get millions in extra funding to pay down deficits

Nova Scotia’s labour and advanced education minister, Labi Kousoulis, said the funding will help get both schools back on stable financial ground.

CBC
U of M professor on leave, removed from federal agency after misconduct allegations

A prominent University of Manitoba professor is under investigation and has been suspended from a federal government agency after a series of allegations of bullying and misconduct were made public.

The Star Edmonton
Black students at U of A form new group to provide support and tackle discrimination

Black students at Alberta’s largest university are forming a new association that they hope will serve as a beacon of support on campus.

CBC
UPEI sees increase in fraudulent international student applications

Jerry Wang, the director of recruitment and international admissions at UPEI says, he identified nearly 50 fraudulent applications in the 2017-2018 academic year.

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