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  1. Nov. 24, 2017Federal government to apologize for discrimination

    A UWaterloo expert is available to speak to the media about the historic apology that the prime minister is expected to issue for the number of people fired from government jobs, pressured to quit jobs in public service or charged because of their sexual orientation. Justin Trudeau is anticipated to make the apology in the House of Commons on November 28.

    Corey Johnson — Applied Health Sciences

  2. Nov. 23, 2017Expert Advisory - National housing strategy

    The following expert is available to speak about the content and implications of the recently announced National Housing Strategy.

    Brian Doucet - Faculty of Environment

    Brian Doucet is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. He researches gentrification, neighborhood change, urban inequalities and flagship developments. He also looks at grassroots movements and urban resistance in North America and Europe.

  3. Nov. 22, 2017Campus mourns loss of student

    It is with the deepest sadness that I inform our campus about the death of Jonathan Campbell Bennett, fourth year Architecture student at the University of Waterloo. Jonathan was fatally hit by a car while riding his bicycle. He died in Rome on November 21.

    Our hearts go out to Jonathan’s family, and the University is doing everything it can to support them at this time. Students, staff and faculty in Architecture have all been informed of Jonathan’s untimely passing.

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