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Headlines for Aug. 2, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 02 2017

Global News
York University to appeal federal court ruling on copyright fees

One of Canada’s largest universities says it will appeal a Federal Court ruling that found it was circumventing copyright fees in reproducing materials being handed out to students.

‘It’s a very white bench’: Judges to mentor black and Indigenous lawyers

Of the 104 judges across Nova Scotia, only about 10 per cent are not white.

P.E.I. Guardian
Fund abortion drug in P.E.I.: medical students

Dalhousie medical students lobbying P.E.I. government to add Mifegymiso to provincial formulary.

International students pay $3.5M in tuition to local school board

London-area’s largest school board ramps up efforts to get international students to study here.

McMaster study reveals secrets of cystic fibrosis in baby sweat

The study sheds new light on how CF works and, researchers say, could lead to an improved prognosis and better therapies.

Chasing the ‘zone’: UVic research reveals the sweet spot in a baseball batter’s brain

Coaches say: Don’t overthink it! just play! Calm down! Turns out they’re right.

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