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Headlines for Dec. 21, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 21 2017

‘In love with the heart’: Meet Canada’s first Inuk cardiac surgeon

An Ottawa woman being hailed as Canada’s first Inuk heart surgeon hopes to inspire Indigenous youth across the country to follow their dreams.

Ottawa Citizen
Carleton University establishing a chair for the study of conjuring arts

Carleton University students will soon be able to study magic.

B.C. engineer develops scanner to diagnose eye diseases early

A British Columbia engineering science professor has developed a high-resolution scanner that he says will revolutionize how eye diseases are diagnosed to prevent vision loss.
UNB researchers receive $4.3 million to develop smart-grid technology

Scientists in one of Canada’s snowiest cities will help a sunny Caribbean island switch to a green energy grid.

Globe and Mail
Education exchange

As Canadian public schools look to Asia for extra cash, one Chinese authority is publicly seeking to open its own school in British Columbia, sparking concerns over Beijing’s intentions.

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