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Headlines for March 4, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 04 2022

The Cape Breton Post
Acadia senate says school year will end on time in wake of faculty strike

Acadia University students will finish the school year on time despite the four-week strike by members of the faculty union last month.

The London Free Press
Western University students council declares campus sexual violence ‘crisis’

The students’ council at Western University has voted unanimously to declare a gender-based and sexual violence crisis on campus, and now is pushing for Western officials to follow its lead.

CBC News
Laurentian faculty union raises concerns over job vacancies

Laurentian University, which is currently restructuring after its insolvency, has posted several administrative positions and the union representing professors says the university should also be filling more academic positions.

The Globe and Mail
As university strikes ripple across Canada, inflation and pandemic work conditions are shaping negotiations

A series of faculty strikes has hit Canadian universities as rising inflation and provincial wage mandates complicate negotiations with professors, who are fed up with pandemic work conditions and what they call a lack of respect from their employers.

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