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Headlines for March 22, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 22 2018

Ottawa Citizen
Ontario government pledges $2.1 billion to rebuild mental health system

Premier Kathleen Wynne said Wednesday her government will spend $2.1 billion over the next four years to rebuild Ontario’s mental health system.

Toronto Star
Minister urges York University, union to try to reach deal on strike

Postsecondary minister Mitzie Hunter says she has reached out to York, CUPE 3903 to encourage them to continue talking.

CBC
U of A president peeved at minister’s ‘attack,’ says pay cut was already in the cards

University of Alberta president David Turpin says the province is unfairly attacking university administration for student fee hikes.

Ottawa Citizen
Opinion: Carleton University strike – How the pension issue could hurt us all

Professor Stuart Murray writes “as a concerned faculty member during the third week of the CUPE 2424 strike at Carleton University.”

CBC
U of G says goodbye to plastic bags and straws

In the spirit of sustainability week, the University of Guelph (U of G) has announced it will be removing plastic bags and straws by fall 2018.

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