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Headlines for Oct. 28, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | OCT 28 2021

CBC News
Colleagues say acclaimed professor has no Indigenous roots

Several colleagues of University of Saskatchewan Prof. Carrie Bourassa — the leading Indigenous health scientist in the country — say they’ve discovered she has a European genealogy and no Indigenous roots.

CBC News
University of Toronto pledges to divest from fossil fuels, run ‘climate positive’ campus by 2050

University President Meric Gertler announced a suite of new sustainability measures Wednesday.

CBC News
Dalhousie student documents experiences of Black caregivers struggling to find support

Mary Lukindo interviewed people caring for loved ones with dementia.

Vancouver is awesome
This sustainability-minded university is empowering B.C.’s top environmental changemakers

Thompson Rivers University’s mission of sustainability is carried out through the meaningful and impactful work of its students, including Claire McLoughlin, entrepreneur and co-founder of Friendly Composting.

CBC News
Dalhousie nursing students call for more generous student loans, say they get $2K less

Most nursing students required to have cars, commute to hospitals for clinical placements.

London Free Press
Western University parent/alumni group urges action on ‘party culture’

A group of more than 20 parents of Western University students and alumni is adding its voice to those demanding change to what they say is an ingrained culture of misogyny, rape and “toxic masculinity” at the school.

Toronto Star
Province’s post-secondary students organizing Day of Action on Friday to protest budget cuts

Post-secondary students across the province are joining in a Student Day of Action on Oct. 29.

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