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Students feel Canadian universities still aren't safe spaces for diverse voices

University of Toronto Scarborugh campus. Flickr/Loozrboy
If you ask universities themselves, Canadian campuses are fertile settings for diversity and marginalized people. The problem is the students don't agree.

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