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Headlines for Sept. 22, 2021

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 22 2021

The Globe and Mail
A reckoning over alleged sexual assaults at Western University

There is a reckoning happening on campus at Western University.

CBC
Fears that U of A’s extension of pandemic exam protocols could hurt students with disabilities

Student leaders at the University of Alberta are warning that students with disabilities may be getting an inequitable learning experience as a result of changes in services to assist them.

CBC
Free tuition for former kids in care ‘like a dream come true’

Levon Beck didn’t know if she’d ever graduate from high school, let alone attend college or begin to dream of something beyond that.

CBC
UBC voters frustrated after waiting over 3 hours past polls closing to cast ballot

University of British Columbia student Andre Ramkairsingh waited more than 3½ hours to vote at the only on-campus polling station Monday, earning himself the title of one of the last Canadians to cast a vote in the 2021 general election.

Times Higher Education
Why is investment in higher education not paying off for women?

The gender participation gap continues to grow, according to OECD data, but men are still earning more.

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