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The University of Toronto's Naylor Building, home to the school's department of medicine, is pictured in July 2018. The university's medical school is now one of three in Canada—out of 17 across the country—to have an admissions stream dedicated to Black students. Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Ken Eckert

Black student groups lead the charge as StatsCan data gives deep dive on racism in education

Recent Statistics Canada findings indicate socio-economic factors alone can't account for the disparities in educational outcomes between Black Canadians and the rest of the population.
Opinion|By Shelly Johnson
The relationship between Indigenous peoples and Canadian post-secondary institutions remains wary, despite Canada’s apologies and financial settlements for its Indian Residential School or Sixties Scoop projects.
Research leads to discoveries; discoveries lead to new products and services; and new products create jobs and protect the health of Canadians.
Opinion|By Carl James
Despite the growing racial diversity of today’s student population and universities’ claims of being inclusive, the whiteness and the colonial structure of the system remains.
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News|By Palak Mangat
Bloc Québécois Leader tested positive for the virus and is in isolation until Sept. 26, which means he will be missing the Throne Speech.
Plus, Canada Revenue Agency underestimated the number of accounts that had been compromised by recent cyberattacks.
Opinion|By Gwynne Dyer
The agreements signed are just documents involving an exchange of ambassadors, trade deals, and the like.
News|By Palak Mangat
'We know this generation will be paying the debt that's incurred in the pandemic for a long time, so Canada needs to look at things we’ve been calling for for a long time now,' says Lisa Wolff of UNICEF.
Opinion|By Anton Ovchinnikov
Unfortunately, in Canada as elsewhere, the state of electronic health records varies widely. Electronic records are heavily skewed towards those who are sick, and therefore lack the necessary coverage of all residents.
Plus, the ethics commissioner says several officials can't engage in official dealings with David MacNaughton.
Opinion|By George Pavlich
Perhaps the time is ripe to rethink justice resourcing for the longer term, channelling some coffers away from retributive instruments and into programs seeking to change social relations.
After three decades, we believe that it is now time that the federal government modernize its central bank mandate by dropping its IT fa?ade and follow the route of the U.S. Fed in committing itself to a dual mandate.
Opinion|By Kevin Page
There are some potential game changers for outcomes—a vaccine; and a resurgence in international leadership and cooperation and we need a Canadian economic recovery plan that will boost confidence in the future.
Opinion|By Michael Hatfield
Despite their election of a francophone member in Moncton East, the PCs clearly have a lot of work to do to become competitive in francophone majority constituencies.
Across the country, and the world, institutions are stepping up with a shared purpose. This concentrated effort will make a difference, playing a significant role in overcoming the pandemic.
Opinion|By Ken Coates
The path forward for Canada’s universities is troubling, complex, and uncertain.
Opinion|By Andrew Caddell
The adverse attention on prominent women like Payette will do nothing to encourage future female leaders to venture into public life. If so, we will all be the poorer for it.
Feature|By Palak Mangat
Plus, as Parliament readies to return, new Conservative Whip Blake Richards recently likened the remote voting system being considered by the House of Commons to swiping on Tinder.
Opinion|By Les Whittington
The Conservative standard bearer has continued his party’s policy of demonizing Justin Trudeau, never missing a chance to depict the prime minister as a preening celebrity.
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