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Headlines for July 24, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUL 24 2017

Edmonton Journal
Athabasca University faculty wins cost-of-living increase, keep professional development allowances

The ruling handed down last month was welcome news for staff facing uncertain times following the release of a third-party review into the future operations of the university.

CBC
Contract faculty want labour reform Bill 148 to end perpetual contract status

On Thursday, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations submitted its recommendations for changes to the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, known as Bill 148.

P.E.I. Guardian
UPEI, government of Nunavut offering first graduate-level course taught in Inuktitut

The course focuses on developing collaborative relationships, positive communication and empowerment of community members who support and guide education in Nunavut.

Metro
Carleton University sees no “Trump bump” in international student enrollment

Steven Reid, a spokesperson for the university, said they saw a rise in interest after Trump was elected, but it didn’t actually change enrolment.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: The salaries of Alberta’s university top dogs are wildly out of touch – and a disgrace to tax payers

Despite a recession, Alberta’s sunshine list has revealed administrator salaries include massive financial perks with no benefit for taxpayers or students, writes Paige MacPherson.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of S ‘committed’ to making salary information more transparent

The university is reviewing its public disclosure policies and moving toward a more user-friendly way to track its use of public dollars on employee compensation.

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