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Grim proposed Athabasca University budget to be shown faculty today projects insolvency by 2017-2018 | Jul 21 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | The budget that will be presented to the AU Faculties Council in Athabasca this morning has the tone of a document drafted under protest.
'The typical brown paper envelope under the door': UBC's student society found guilty of unfair labour practices | Jul 20 2016 | Sruthi Tadepalli | UBC's Alma Mater Society was found guilty of unfair labour practices after evidence a manager tried to convince a member to vote no to unionization. The AMS says it's normal communication.
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How do we teach our teenagers courage in a world that needs it? | Jul 18 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Essentially, my students want to know why it's so hard for people to get along with other people.
Cultural historian Naveen Girn takes us through what he calls "Being Brown in Ch
Romila Barryman explores the hidden historical South Asian community of Vancouver's Chinatown | Jul 14 2016 | Romila Barryman | Cultural historian Naveen Girn takes us through what he calls "Being Brown in Chinatown," and the clues of a community within Vancouver's downtown eastside that has left no remnants.
Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!
New funding models could cut 670 unionized jobs at York University | Jul 7 2016 | Ryan Moore | Graduate assistantships at York University are at risk, leading to concerns about benefits including health coverage.
Photo: flickr/Chris
Saskatchewan schools blindsided by education funding cuts | Jul 1 2016 | Teuila Fuatai | The $2.2 billion budget allocates less money than the previous year to 13 of 28 schools with nearly $2.1 million trimmed from one of the schools.
Public schools nurture Canadian values | Jul 1 2016 | Lizanne Foster | Why is public education, the very cornerstone of a democracy where Canadian values are nurtured, under such sustained attack here in B.C.?
Photo: flickr/Viola Ng
McGill drops legal battle over access to information request | Jun 24 2016 | Sophia Reuss | McGill University agreed to give Demilitarize McGill student Cadence O'Neal access to documents related to the CFD lab's military research after a four years of legal battles.
Is UBC's new sexual assault policy enough? | Jun 23 2016 | Emily Blake | UBC has recently released the draft of their stand-alone sexual assault policy but there are questions over whether it can adequately address complaints.
FoodShare brings food justice solutions into classrooms | Jun 23 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | Tuesday, I found nirvana for those seeking food justice when I visited FoodShare Toronto.
Image: Flickr/Megan Skelly
Many teens find school stifling, stressful and depressing. So why don't we reinvent it? | Jun 22 2016 | Abby Karos | "Quietly, in the background, teens are dropping like flies."

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