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Headlines for Nov. 16, 2021

BY IAN MUNROE | NOV 16 2021

CTV News
Students staging lockout at U of M admin building as strike continues

A group of students is standing outside the doors of the University of Manitoba administration building on Monday to prevent administration staff from entering the building.

CBC News
Memorial University has an accessibility problem, say students

As tuition rises and government cuts continue, Memorial University students with disabilities say accessibility is being left out of the equation.

The Record
UW diplomas in Black studies, anti-racism fill ‘an obvious gap’

The University of Waterloo’s senate approved two new diplomas Monday — in Black studies and anti-racist communication — that address “an obvious gap” in the university’s academic offerings.

London Free Press
Western University’s wear-ID-on-campus plan ‘shelved’: Faculty union

Western University is walking back a plan that encouraged everyone visiting campus to wear identification cards, a proposal that has drawn widespread backlash largely for a lack of consultation with staff and students.

Global News
USask mentorship program encouraging Indigenous high school students

A new program provides an opportunity for Indigenous high school students to build mentoring relationships with university students at the University of Saskatchewan.

London Free Press
Western University to its math majors: You’re a teachers college shoo-in
Western University is trying to get ahead of an expected teacher shortage in Ontario by ensuring students studying math are automatically accepted into the school’s teachers college.

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