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Headlines for Dec. 18, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 18 2017

New U of A program helps under-represented students who seek health-care careers

Yasmin Rafiei hopes to get low-income and Indigenous students interested in health care.

Ottawa Citizen
York University scraps ‘College Master’ academic title to cut association to discrimination and racism

As of Jan. 1, academic leaders of York’s eight colleges — Bethune, Calumet, Founders, McLaughlin, New, Stong, Vanier and Winters — will be known as “College Heads.”

Globe and Mail
Montreal seeks to lead responsible artificial-intelligence research

Computer scientists, researchers, lawyers and other techies have been attending biweekly meetings in Montreal to discuss life’s big questions – as they relate to our increasingly intelligent machines.

Globe and Mail
We must do more now to prepare young people for the future of work

We’ll need employers, governments or creative outlets, to recognize that we’re moving from a jobs economy to a skills economy, writes RBC president and CEO Dave McKay.

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