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Headlines for April 1, 2019


Hamilton Spectator
McMaster offers pioneering course in cannabis

Addiction researchers in Hamilton want to stop the spread of misinformation about cannabis through a groundbreaking certificate course and two-day conference aimed at current university students, health-care professionals, first responders and the general public.

Sault Star
Algoma anticipates enrolment boost

Enrolment at Algoma University is expected to climb 20 per cent during the next school year as the university continues to work towards its goal of 3,000 full-time-equivalent students by 2025.

High Arctic lab once again threatened with closure as federal funding runs out

The Polar Environment Atmospheric Research Laboratory (PEARL) has been gathering data on air quality, the ozone layer and climate change since 2005, but researchers at the station were not allocated any additional funding in the most recent federal budget.

The Province
UBC’s water use, emissions plummet as sustainability solutions take hold

The University of British Columbia has increased enrollment by 24,000 students over the last 20 years while reducing annual water consumption on the campus by 50 per cent, a whopping 272 million litres in total.

Concordia student speaks out after being harassed by unknown men on campus

​Concordia University is upping security measures after a number of women have come forward to report being approached by insistent strangers on campus.

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