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Headlines for June 26, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 26 2018

Globe and Mail
This year may be Science Minister Kirsty Duncan’s most challenging

Now 2½ years into the job, Ms. Duncan has become chief standard bearer for the Trudeau government’s efforts to be seen as supportive of research and evidence-based policy making.

Globe and Mail
Ontario’s postsecondary institutions watch and wait as Ford government settles in

Several universities contacted by The Globe and Mail said they are waiting to see which direction the new government takes on postsecondary education before before staking out their positions.

Ottawa Citizen
Former players acquitted of sex assault in incident that led University of Ottawa to suspend hockey program

The two men were on a road trip with the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees hockey team when they encountered the complainant, who was 21 at the time.

Maclean’s
York university strike: confusion as contract faculty return to work

The school promises students will have flexible options to finish their classes. Teaching assistants and graduate assistants — who are represented by different units of CUPE local 3903 — remain on strike.

StarMetro Halifax
Indigenous scholars leaving Halifax university illustrate that ‘change is slow’ at the school, advocate says

Saint Mary’s University has lost two Indigenous scholars in the past week — and one esteemed Mi’kmaw advocate says she’s not surprised because of the university’s reputation for “slow” progress on Indigenous issues.

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