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Headlines for April 19, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 19 2017

Globe and Mail
Schools and employers partner to curb youth underemployment

Canada’s major banks and financial-service companies in the GTA are lining up behind an initiative to ensure that every postsecondary student has a work-integrated learning experience.

Toronto Star
Ryerson University students will disarm fake bombs with robots for final exam

Computer science students will navigate robots through a simulated crime scene as they try to disable mock improvised explosive devices as part of their final exam.

Which universities best prepare students for employment?

We asked 17,000 students across the country whether their university education is preparing them for the working world. The top schools may surprise you.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster launches indigenous research institute

Indigenous knowledge is valid scientific knowledge. That’s at the core of a new institute at McMaster University dedicated to advancing indigenous research.

Peterborough Examiner
Subway files defamation suit against CBC over Trent University DNA testing of chicken

Subway alleges the tests “lacked scientific rigour,” were conducted without appropriate methods by people without proper training and then interpreted by people who also lacked training.

Foreign students fighting government rejection of language certificates

Student associations are fighting the Quebec government over language certificates that are being revoked.

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