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Headlines for Aug. 15, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 15 2017

Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa writer’s ‘fairy-tale mashup’ wins prestigious Hugo Award for science-fiction

Amal El-Mohtar, who has taught creative writing at both Carleton and the University of Ottawa, has returned home a conquering hero after winning a prestigious Hugo Award.

Toronto Star
Editorial: Prevent mental-health care crises on campus

As young people leave home to head to universities and colleges, they may need to access more mental-health supports. Schools must be prepared.

Jobs to pay for university: New program looks to break cycle of youth poverty in Saint John

The organization is looking for 10 employers willing to take on one youth each in the community.

New UPEI program in communication, leadership and culture integrates practical job skills

The new program is aimed at helping students understand how their studies will help them in the workplace.

Why several Western University students will live in a London retirement home this fall

A student live-in program inspired by a model in Ohio requires students to volunteer 10 to 12 hours per week practicing instrumental music and performing recitals.

U of T says no ‘nationalist rally’ to be hosted on campus

As news of the rally purportedly set to take place on the St. George campus prompted outcry on social media Monday, U of T says no such event is being hosted there.

Body of missing McGill professor Eleanor Stubley found

The 57-year-old was found dead Sunday night; police say foul play is not suspected.

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