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Headlines for Nov. 14, 2017

By NATALIE SAMSON | NOV 14 2017

CBC
More than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries issue ‘warning to humanity’

An open letter published in BioScience warns humanity that we need to change our behaviours in order to protect the planet.

Metro
Ryerson University commits to better data on diversity

As universities grapple with a lack of information, school hopes its new survey can break down barriers to learning.

CBC
University of Toronto professor says controversial website ‘on hiatus’

Jordan Peterson says he’s halted plans to launch a website to expose certain university classes as “indoctrination cults,” saying it “might add excessively to current polarization.”

CBC
Concordia issues public safety alert after reports of drugging and sexual assault

The Montreal university sent out a public safety alert to students Monday after two students reported being lured off-campus by job interview offers on Instagram, then being drugged and sexually assaulted.

Global News
St. FX says questions still linger following court’s decision to reinstate Loney Bowl

The championship football game was originally cancelled due to accusations of player ineligibility, but is now back on.

Guelph Mercury
Canadians among researchers to find earliest evidence of winemaking in the world

Archeologists from Canada are among a team of researchers who say they’ve unearthed the earliest evidence of winemaking in the world, dating the origin of the practice back hundreds of years earlier than previously believed.

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