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Soon-to-be lawyer wins right to wear regalia when she is called to the bar | Jun 22 2015 | Miriam Katawazi | Christina Gray will set a strong precedent when she is called to the bar this week. The law student will wear her First Nation's regalia when she attends the ceremony.
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Ontario wants students to learn about Indigenous treaties | Jun 18 2015 | Ashley Splawinski | Ontario wants students to learn more about Indigenous culture. Kelly Crawford is an author who is working to develop educational materials that take on the systemic issues that Indigenous people face.
Rejecting the report card 'bait and switch' | Jun 17 2015 | Erika Shaker | If a child participates in school all year, and the board doesn't send out a report card in June recapping their progress, did that education really happen?
B.C. appeal court fails to protect collective bargaining | Jun 17 2015 | Redeye Collective | The B.C. government imposed a contract on teachers in 2002 and 2012. B.C. Supreme Court ruled both these actions unconstitutional. Last month, the Court of Appeal overturned the 2012 decision.
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On whiteness, Rachel Dolezal and identity politics | Jun 16 2015 | Raluca Bejan | Questions about why Rachel Dolezal identified herself as a black woman should also be asked from a place of querying whiteness.
Alberta's new premier is committed to post-secondary education | Jun 12 2015 | Carolyn Sale | Carolyn Sale discusses Alberta's new government and the funding of post-secondary education and academic research in Alberta.
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Athabasca U report says 'future is now,' but it's a different future than the one its authors imagined | Jun 11 2015 | David J. Climenhaga | A report on the future of Athabasca University smacks of a document drafted with the anti-labour attitudes and austerity policies of the previous Progressive Conservative government in mind.
Margaret Wente | Image: Globe and Mail
Academics are not 'letting go' of Indigenous Issues for Good Reason: A challenge to Margaret Wente​ | Jun 10 2015 | Jen Bagelman | If anything, Wente's article only confirms the need for more decolonizing work.
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In Memoriam: The transformations of Abraham Rotstein | Jun 3 2015 | Toby Zanin | Rotstein may have ultimately lost more political battles than he would have liked, but what a witty and determined exemplar this intellectual warrior was.
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Ordered back to work, Ontario teachers say this labour dispute isn't over | May 28 2015 | Ella Bedard | Ontario teachers will comply with the labour board ruling that sends them back to work, but strikes could resume on June 10.
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Report sheds light on Dalhousie Dentistry crisis | May 26 2015 | Stephen Kimber | The most intriguing section of Friday's 65-page "Report from the Restorative Justice Process" is the one that documents the evolution of the now-infamous "Class of DDS 2015 Gentlemen" group.
I'm ripping up my degrees if Queen's and Dalhousie don't divest from fossil fuels | May 21 2015 | Scott Vrooman | Scott Vrooman is serious.

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