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Headlines for June 30, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 30 2021

The Star Phoenix
Jacqueline Ottmann named First Nations University of Canada 10th president

Growing up surrounded by strong public servants, including both her parents, Jacqueline Ottmann has always been compelled to help others, making her well-poised for her newest endeavour — the First Nations University of Canada’s tenth president.

Niagara Falls Review
Brock human rights and equity director suggests Canada Day be a time of reflection this year

When Leela MadhavaRau, director of human rights and equity at Brock says her department at the university will not be celebrating Canada Day.

Ottawa Citizen
University Pension Plan Launch Marks Historic Moment for Pensions in Ontario’s University Sector

July 1, 2021 marks a watershed moment for pensions in Ontario’s university sector, with the new University Pension Plan (UPP) now officially the pension provider for its three inaugural university communities.

National Post
Investigation Clears Easy Group/Easy EDU of Any Involvement in “Student Cheating Scheme”

A comprehensive internal investigation launched by Easy Group Inc. has found that the company had no involvement and was not responsible for any cheating that took place at the University of Alberta.

CTV News
Second World War veteran donates $2.4M to MRU to fund scholarships for Indigenous and women pilots

Calgary’s next generation of pilots will likely look different than previous aviation graduating classes as a result of the generosity of a 97-year-old veteran of the Second World War.

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