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Headlines for Nov. 11, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 11 2021

CTV News
Former student says U of A knew of sex assault allegations against drama teacher

A former student of a University of Alberta drama professor accused of sexually assaulting a teen actress says the school was aware of those allegations for more than a decade and did nothing.

Global News
Anonymous message near Bishop’s University ignites anger among students

A powerful message written anonymously on a bridge near Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Que., has ignited anger among students and thrust the school’s administration into damage control mode.

CBC News
Bishop’s University promises change after reports of sexual violence on campus

Students say institution hasn’t been taking their concerns seriously.

Toronto Star
‘Virtual pickets’ by U of M staff take strike to new level

Quiet campuses and COVID-19 concerns have forced academics at the University of Manitoba to get creative by taking job action online amid stalled wage negotiations.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: The Carrie Bourassa story is yet another example of a kind of cultural Munchausen syndrome

Here we go again – another day, another story about someone with supposed Indigenous roots turning out perhaps not to be who they say they are.

The Pie News
Saskatchewan announces international student growth strategy

The government of Saskatchewan in Canada has announced a new provincial strategy to support the growth of international students.

CBC News
$12M in provincial funding to allow Sudbury’s SNOLAB to ‘invest in people’

Two years worth of funding for facility to provide expertise on setting up astroparticle physics experiments.

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