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Strengthening the heart of Ontario universities with good academic jobs | Nov 25 2015 | Brynne Sinclair-Waters, Graeme Stewart | Ontario needs to invest in our universities to boost the number of professors and academic librarians, and to ensure that every academic job is a good job.
UBC failed its students who reported sexual assault at every level | Nov 24 2015 | Michael Stewart | Multiple women alleged a UBC PhD student is a serial abuser who committed a large range of sexual assaults including harassment, groping and rape. Nothing happened.
The ugly side of Ottawa's student housing market | Nov 19 2015 | Jen Halsall | A small group of problem landlords are becoming increasingly prominent in Ottawa's student housing market, and for the students affected, there's little recourse.
Study with caution: The academic debate around trigger warnings | Nov 13 2015 | Erica Howes, Zoe Chong | Trigger warnings: these small notices for questionable content are creating big challenges in Canadian universities. Should they have a place in education? And if so, where do we draw the line?
If we'd been paying attention, perhaps we wouldn't be so shocked by U of C's corporate-influence scandal | Nov 13 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | It is hard to believe that much non-partisan, independent academic scholarship takes place in the atmosphere encouraged at the University of Calgary's School of Public Policy.
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Why don't adults understand that student protests are serious matters? | Nov 13 2015 | Rick Salutin | Recent student protests from South Africa to Quebec to Missouri should not be treated as childish indiscretions by smug adults, argues Rick Salutin.
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Labour actions escalate in Quebec over stalled negotiations | Oct 27 2015 | David Gray-Donald | With collective agreements having expired six months ago and government cuts to public services continuing, a broad resistance again tries to form in Quebec.
Teachers need our support | Oct 26 2015 | What happens in the classroom? What to do teachers do? Get a glimpse here and tell Kathleen Wynne you support teachers.
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Tax the rich: How the Liberals outflanked the NDP | Oct 23 2015 | Sarah Beuhler, Tristan Markle | How did the Liberals outmanoeuvre the NDP seems to be the biggest question these days. We attempt to answer that question in this first of a three-part series.
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Science centres kindle passion for the natural world | Oct 21 2015 | Wayne MacPhail | What can science centres teach us? They convey the principles, wonder and realities of the natural world to a public often overwhelmed by the jargon, pace and detail of science and engineering.
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Fact check: The Liberals' band-aid fix for student aid will help some students, not all | Oct 14 2015 | Nora Loreto | The Liberal promise to increase student aid will see a massive injection of money into supporting a broken system, rather than addressing the root problems
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Programs for activists: Education for social change | Oct 13 2015 | Bonnie Burstow | Interested in social activism education? Whether it be in social work or any other field associated with activism, there is a plethora of Canadian programs you can apply to -- and the time is now!

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Why the timing is good for parties from the left in Canada socialdemocraticmiddle said... Exactly. The Conservative economic record is NOT good, and we need an alternative. Moreover, if the...
The latest drama in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) Catchfire said... My own thoughts are conflicted, but I find myself siding with the pro-CFS folk in this particular...
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