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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.
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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.
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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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Campus sexual assault is the educational experience I never wanted | Jun 21 2016 | Lucia Lorenzi | B.C. universities are the latest to receive legislation regarding campus sexual assault policies. Here are some reflections on my experience as a survivor helping to create change.
Athabasca University
Athabasca University documents suggest institution's leadership remains out of sync with Alberta's NDP government | Jun 16 2016 | David J. Climenhaga | A demoralized university, an administration and board at odds with the government, and a government seemingly reluctant to act is not a formula for success.
Photo:  Jules Tomi/Demilitarize McGill's Facebook page.
Student seeks access to information on McGill military ties as legal battle begins | Jun 16 2016 | Sophia Reuss | After a four-year legal battle with McGill, former student Cadence O'Neal is set to appear before the Commission on Access to receive access to emails between McGill and private weapons contractors.
Did you read the Truth and Reconcilliation report? | Jun 16 2016 | Would you like to?
So what's new and radical at OISE these days? | Jun 13 2016 | Bonnie Burstow | There are great radical developments at OISE -- like the spread of institutional ethnography, antipsychiatry and feminist initiatives, and yet, little high-up support for feminism.
New resource for university teachers demonstrates how to acknowledge Indigenous territory | Jun 13 2016 | Emily Blake | The CAUT has released a territorial acknowledgement guide but some argue it is not inclusive enough.
The Honourable Senator, Murray Sinclair
Murray Sinclair: Education is key to reconciliation | Jun 9 2016 | Sara Anderson | Despite the many challenges that Indigenous peoples face today, Murray Sinclair reminds us that "education is the means by which we will be able to fix this."

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