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Headlines for May 11, 2021

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 11 2021

Global News
COVID-19 vaccine makes University of Lethbridge students eligible to win full tuition

The University of Lethbridge says it’s worth a shot for students to get vaccinated before school starts this fall.

The Toronto Star
‘People are dying’: Internationally trained doctors forced to sit on the sidelines as Ontario battles pandemic’s third wave

After a second team of East Coast health workers touched down recently to help Ontario dig itself out from under a shortage of medical staff, a Ryerson professor is struggling to understand why hospitals here refuse to call on the thousands of internationally trained doctors already in our midst.

The Globe and Mail
As an Indigenous professor, Egerton Ryerson’s name haunts me

I joined the growing Indigenous faculty at Ryerson University in 2020. My family was thrilled as I was welcomed into an institution that seemed committed to heeding the calls of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and supporting community-based work.

The Sudbury Star
University seeking regional support

Council received a letter from Mario McLean, a Laurentian University Student for support during its restructuring process.

The Hamilton Spectator
This McMaster student alleges her former professor subjected her to physical, sexual and psychological abuse. Now, she’s speaking out

She alleges her professor left purple handprint bruises on her back, behind and thighs after he hit her during an alleged sexual assault.

The Toronto Star
North Vancouver student selected for coveted $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship

An Indigenous North Vancouver student described as a “change-maker” by teachers has been selected for one of Canada’s most coveted undergraduate scholarships.

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