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Headlines for Oct. 11, 2019

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 11 2019

Toronto Star
Reacting to campus suicide will not prevent it

Last March, I woke up to devastating news — one of my peers had died by suicide at the University of Toronto’s Bahen Centre. It was the second suicide in that building within the year.

CBC
‘It’s like whack-a-mole’: How cities are grappling with unsafe rooming houses

“I don’t want anyone dying,” Winnipeg city councillor Janice Lukes said as she marched down an otherwise quiet residential street, pointing out several suspected rooming houses.

Globe and Mail
Toronto’s Campus1 a shining example of changing student-housing design

The folks at Toronto-based branding and environmental design firm Entro are confident they have succeeded in helping transform a former Holiday Inn in downtown Montreal into an attractive, convivial space for students.

CBC
Post-secondary contract teachers are paid unfairly — and that’s affecting students, too, federation says

According to the Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, which represents 10,000 educators across B.C., more than 30 per cent of teaching in the province’s colleges and teaching universities is done by contract staff, who are paid less than regular full-time instructors.

CBC
‘It was frustrating’: UWindsor students reflect on federal election dos and don’ts

Students with the University of Windsor said they noticed more than one federal leader at Monday’s English-language debate use skills that have been taught in this year’s Political parties and elections course.

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