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Update: Indigenous leaders at University respond after Indigenous scholars call on Queen’s to ‘retract’ statement supporting staff

UPDATE (Thursday, Jun. 17, 2021): Following the series of events outlined below, which began with an anonymous document alleging that six faculty at Queen’s University have wrongly been identified as Indigenous, Queen’s University has released a joint statement from its Provost and its Associate Vice-Principal (Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation). The

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Queen’s asks students not to return to campus during lockdown

Queen’s University has asked students to avoid returning to Kingston until after the 28-day provincial lockdown. The Ontario government announced the Provincewide Shutdown on Monday, Dec. 21, which will go into effect as of Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. During this time, Premier Doug Ford is advising all Ontarians to stay

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Queen’s receives $4.3M from province for infrastructure renewal projects

David Piccini, MPP of Northumberland—Peterborough South, stopped at Queen’s University on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 to announce new infrastructure funding for the institution. Piccini is the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Colleges and Universities at Queen’s Park in Toronto. Joined by Queen’s University Provost Mark Green outside Mitchell Hall,

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Queen’s addresses tuition costs during remote course delivery

For the past few months, thousands of students across Ontario have taken to social media, expressing confusion over why tuition costs will remain the same when most courses are being delivered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in Kingston, a number of Queen’s University students have done the same.

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