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Headlines for Feb. 8, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 08 2018

Ottawa Citizen
How a Carleton student is using science to help sledge hockey hopefuls

Alicia Gal hopes her research can help the sport as a whole, but also help promising athletes move up to the next level.

London Free Press
Western University students put high priority on mental health care

Students voted overwhelmingly to urge the school’s top brass to make mental health care a key part of its ­strategic plan.

Toronto Star
Ontario campuses see increase in precarious jobs, study shows

Job insecurity is “on the rise, though not equally and not for everyone,” according to a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

University of Calgary and Students’ Union settle lawsuit over ownership of MacEwan Hall

The Students’ Union took legal action in 2015 and argued that it had invested over $20 million in the building and deserved a share.

Edmonton Journal
Alberta Education spends $8 million for enriched learning around Indigenous culture

The funds will go toward establishing new professional standards for educators to enrich learning around Indigenous culture and broaden inclusivity in the classroom.

Ottawa Citizen
Oh-oh Canada: Baffling fake university mangles our culture

This fictional university is built on odd pieces of Canadiana ranging from the Montreal Maroons and Howie Morenz to former Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin to the Los Angeles Maple Leafs.

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