Headlines for May 24, 2022
Huawei 5G ban puts UBC partnerships in spotlight; This week’s decision stops short of restricting research agreements
A ban on Huawei Technologies’ involvement in Canada’s 5G wireless network could have a ripple effect on valuable research partnerships at Canadian universities, including the University of B.C., where Huawei funded 24 research projects worth $6.3 million over the past year.
Ontario parties attach different price tags to pledge to boost student grants
Three of Ontario’s four main parties are pledging to reverse cuts to the province’s student assistance program, but they’ve all attached different price tags to the promise.
Inflation, rising tuition causing anxiety for New Brunswick university students
For the upcoming academic year, St. Thomas University will have a five per cent tuition increase, Mount Allison a three per cent increase, and the University of New Brunswick a 4.5 per cent increase.
The Sault Star
Laurentian debacle should be an election issue
It’s provincial election season and there’s no shortage of important issues that affect Northern Ontario and Sault Ste. Marie.
The National Post
Imams speak out amid furor over Western University LGBTQ poster
Local Muslim leaders say their goal is “understanding and harmony” amid pushback against the depiction of two women in hijabs about to kiss on a Western University poster promoting gay rights.