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Headlines for March 24, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 24 2017

CBC
Audio: ‘It’s very much about laying out a long-term vision’: Finance Minister Bill Morneau addresses budget concerns

The Liberals committed to $5.7 billion in new spending over the next six years — not necessarily a large number for a government that talks a lot about “real change.”

CBC
University of Waterloo president writes faculty about student suicide

President Feridun Hamdullahpur’s letter says the university has 22 full-time counsellors and two psychiatrists.

Globe and Mail
McGill under fire after Andrew Potter resigns over Quebec column flap

McGill released a statement on Thursday aiming to assure its community it upholds academic freedom.

Globe and Mail
Editorial: Why did McGill fail to defend Andrew Potter’s academic freedom?

“It matters not a whit that the online Maclean’s column that got Mr. Potter in trouble was poorly thought out,” writes The Globe’s editorial board.

CBC
Scales tipped back in the favour of Carleton University gymgoers

Carleton University has reconsidered its decision after a torrent of pointed commentary and media coverage from as far as the U.K.

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