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Canada’s failed approach to reports of China’s ongoing Uyghur genocide

By Talha Hashmani. Satellite images show a build up of over 250 concentration camps. Chinese census data show nearly 1.3 million Uyghurs have been sent to “reeducation and transformation centres” from 2014 to 2019. And reports of forced sterilization of close to 80 per cent of Uyghur women. And yet, Canada lags behind the Western world in considering China’s actions towards the Uyghur population a genocide.

So, should schools really reopen right now?

By Nick Parker. Ontario is set to open up schools in three hot zones. But, does opening schools in Ontario leave us vulnerable to a possible spike in cases, or even a third wave? The majority of the evidence we have seems to be mixed, though this idea of schools being transmission zones is not an absurd one.

Moral wrongfulness at the centre of Alek Minassian’s trial, as final deliberations mark end of another week.

By Talha Hashmani. Final deliberations by both the defence and Crown counsels marked the end of the fourth week of trial for Alek Minassian, accused of perpetrating the 2018 van attack in Toronto.

Defence’s star witness testifies, Minassian could not comprehend his actions

By Talha Hashmani. Dr. Alexander Westphal, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Yale school of medicine and the star expert witness for Alek Minassian’s defence counsel, took to the stand this week.

“It’s totally unfair”: Concerns over academic misconduct amid pandemic create disparity in university assessments

By Naama Weingarten. While some professors steer away from high stakes exams, some resort to heavy online proctoring many students say hurts their academic success.

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