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Headlines for Dec. 14, 2017


Global News
For newly minted grads, higher pay but possibly fewer jobs: StatCan

New research suggest that when it comes to the number of available entry-level jobs, highly educated Canadians may be facing worse odds.

Financial Post
The disturbing problem at Canada’s Patent Office: It’s suddenly denying medical-test patents

Medical diagnostic tests aren’t getting patents because of a bogus policy.

Globe and Mail
Newly unveiled research chairs take aim at diversity gap in Canadian science

Federal Science Minister Kirsty Duncan announced the first batch of Canada 150 Research Chairs in Ottawa on Wednesday.

FYI Music News
Copyright review hearings set for 2018

In one of its last votes before their Christmas recess, the House of Commons passed a motion Wednesday to initiate the mandatory five-year review of the Copyright Act.

Globe and Mail
Census 2016: Where is the discussion about Indigenous education?

Arguably the best way to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and “settler” populations is to close unacceptably large education gaps, starting with high school.

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