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Headlines for April 10, 2017


New York Times
Canada tries to turn its A.I. ideas into dollars

After years of losing its artificial intelligence scientists and start-ups to Silicon Valley, Canada is focusing on keeping its A.I. leaders in the country.

Times Colonist
Opinion: Science is an important part of public policy

On April 22, people around the world will join in one of many “March for Science” events.

Globe and Mail
U of T professor Geoffrey Hinton hailed as guru of new computing era

This should be a moment of triumph for University of Toronto computer science professor Geoffrey Hinton, a specialist in A.I.

Calgary Herald
Opinion: Budget and beyond: Science report promises roadmap to better research

The university research community didn’t get all it hoped for in the federal budget, but there are notable investments in higher education that will help set the stage for the years ahead.

Laurentian University students “frustrated” by referendum on funding mental health care

Most students voted against $70 extra fee to hire 4 new counsellors at university.

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