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Headlines for Dec. 5, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 05 2017

Ottawa Citizen
Most researchers still don’t get the fake science problem, expert says

That’s why the thousands of shady journals keep getting customers who will pay to have their research papers published, even if the journal isn’t legitimate, says Dr. David Moher.

Time to help — not punish — pregnant university students, Ottawa woman urges

While she expected her scholarship to be cut off during her leave, she didn’t expect the added expenses.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Racist cyberattacks at U of T highlight barriers to addressing anti-Blackness

The attacks belong to continuing legacy of anti-Black racism, Shree Paradkar writes.

Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta’s $248-million dentistry and pharmacy renovation project faces early delays

The majority of first-year funding is being pushed over into the next financial year, but it shouldn’t affect plans for its 2022 grand opening, a university spokesman said.

My Coast Now
B.C. Minister looks for input into postsecondary sexual violence policies

Advanced education minister Melanie Mark says she wants to hear from post-secondary students, faculty and staff on the policies.

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