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Headlines for June 23, 2017


Globe and Mail
Indigenous artists create virtual-reality vision of a future Canada

Canada’s upcoming sesquicentennial will no doubt prompt plenty of reflection about the past 150 years of this country – a past, whether we choose to acknowledge it or not, that is deeply rooted in the colonization and attempted erasure of Indigenous peoples.

Soo Today
Students refuse to participate in Canada 150 celebrations

The board of Algoma University Students’ Union voted unanimously Thursday, June 22 against endorsing or sanctioning any Canada 150-related events on campus or elsewhere in the city.

Metro News
UofT prof says she was attacked at the symphony

The University of Toronto International Security professor says she’s not sure if she’ll ever go back to see concerts at Roy Thomson Hall after the kind of treatment she received from staff following an altercation with another patron Wednesday, in which she says she was physically assaulted and insulted.

Toronto Sun
Opinion: University of Toronto’s Black Graduation misses the mark

It seems the “I’m-more-oppressed/marginalized/racialized and victimized-than-you” brigade and their politically correct enablers are at it again.

Metro News
‘Lack of respect’: Sessional instructors upset after being left out of MacEwan labour vote

The university’s Faculty Association director says the law doesn’t permit some sessional instructors to vote on collective agreement.

CBU nominates new Board Chair and begins search for school president

Cape Breton University Board of Governors announced the appointment of a new chair and the beginning of their search for a new school president.

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