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Headlines for Nov. 23, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 23 2021

Globe and Mail
UBC professor Pieter Cullis awarded for role in COVID-19 vaccines

When Pieter Cullis rolled up his sleeve last March to receive his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19, he couldn’t help but remark on what the moment meant for him as a scientist.

Toronto Star
Brandon profs act in wake of harassment case

Brandon University professors are updating their syllabi to raise awareness about the school’s policies and protocols on sexual harassment and assault on campus.

CTV News
Students at Bishop’s University protest over professor’s firing

Students at Bishop’s University held a protest on campus Monday demanding the school reinstate a professor following his recent firing.

Toronto Star
U of M Faculty Association seeks $28.8M from province for 2016 contract interference

The University of Manitoba Faculty Association is seeking nearly $30 million in damages from the province, following court rulings it interfered with contract negotiations between the group and employer in 2016.

CBC News
Nursing applications are way up at Western, but there’s no room for more students

First year Western nursing student, Alice Paradis was initially waitlisted despite her 93 per cent average.

Saltwire
MUN faculty association worries removal of posters calling for president’s resignation and no tuition hike will have ‘chilling effect on free expression and academic freedom’

Vianne Timmons, whose face adorned the St. John’s campus flyers, disagrees and reasserts position that they amounted to personal attacks.

London Free Press
Jokes, slurs and other forms of racism on King’s, Brescia campuses

Jokes, slurs and putdowns are some of the ways racism is finding its way onto two London university campuses, according to a report released Monday.

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