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Headlines for Jan. 21, 2020

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JAN 21 2020

The Globe and Mail
Alberta to tie funding for postsecondary institutions to performance

Alberta plans to tie funding for postsecondary institutions to performance, looking at targets such as postgraduation employment rates and wages, as well as increasing enrolment, to decide how much public money colleges and universities receive.

CBC
New performance-based post-secondary funding model elicits mixed reactions

Alberta’s post-secondary institutions say they will work with the provincial government as it transitions to a performance-based funding model, but students worry the changes will lead to more cuts.

The Toronto Star
University of Toronto needs to do more to address the controversial practice of handcuffing students seeking help

A University of Toronto task force made helpful recommendations on mental health, but they didn’t address a key stigma underlying the controversial practice of handcuffing students seeking help, a professor says.

Global News
Police investigating sex assault allegations against man believed to be York University professor

Toronto police say officers are investigating sexual assault allegations against a man who is believed to be a York University professor.

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