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Headlines for Aug. 8, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 08 2017

Toronto Star
Should police always be called when a student reports a sex assault to a university or college?
Advocates say the guidelines for sexual assault policies at Ontario’s colleges and universities fall short, while critics insist it’s a job better left to the police.

Globe and Mail
Montreal professor renews legal effort to block Canadian combat vehicle exports to Saudi Arabia

Daniel Turp, a professor who took the Trudeau government to court last year, has written Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland saying he will forge ahead unless she takes action.

Ottawa Citizen
Naturally-occurring protein can trick the heart into healing, say Ottawa scientists

Known as CT-1, the protein can trick the heart into repairing damage and improving blood flow.

Letter: Graduate students critical to innovation in the province

Recently the provincial government changed its model for innovation and business growth by replacing a Crown corporation with a new organization, InnovateNL.

Global News
University acquires first known account of B.C. by an English woman

In the age of clicking, liking, and swiping, nothing brings nostalgia like handwritten journals. But sometimes, they bring more than that, they give us a rare glimpse of history.

Scientists find new way to attack antibiotic-resistant lung infections

Canadian scientists have discovered a possible way to break through the defences of some antibiotic-resistant respiratory infections.

Award-winning short films by Indigenous youth to be showcased at University of Windsor

The Wapikoni Cinema on Wheels tour will showcase films made by Indigenous youth from Eastern Canada on Friday night.

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