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Headlines for June 12, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 12 2017

Globe and Mail
Your rights, my rights: Academic freedom faces off with a clarion call for safety on campus

At UBC, John Ibbitson explores the clash of ideas between a diverse student body, free-speech advocates, professors caught up in controversy and the influence of private money.

Toronto Star
Alma Kocialek, 89, set to be oldest university graduate in Toronto

‘I decided I’d just get up . . . do something with my life,’ says a York student about to don a gap and gown.

Audio: Appropriation on campus: Illustration leads to reconciliation between student association, Haida First Nation

For graduate student Severn Cullis-Suzuki, a conversation around appropriation speaks to her view of reconciliation as a whole.

Ontario announces $127M for new university campus in Markham

The campus, to be part of York University, is to accommodate 4,000 students and is set to open in 2021.

New ‘social’ lab focuses on retaining and attracting immigrants in N.B.

A new lab at the Pond-Deshpande Centre is focusing on creating solutions to retain and attract immigrants.

Globe and Mail
Liberals examining how to better target youth jobs programs: Hajdu

Labour Minister Patty Hajdu says she is taking a sweeping look at the country’s youth employment strategy to better target help to those who need it most.

Peteroborough Examiner
Former Canadian prime minister Paul Martin receives honorary degree from Trent University

The time has come for indigenous and non-indigenous people to start working together, former prime minister Paul Martin said on Friday morning.

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