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Headlines for April 22, 2024


Globe and Mail
Universities say budget’s science funding will help retain researchers

The federal government announced a major financial commitment to graduate students and scientific infrastructure in this week’s budget that university leaders say will help stem a brain drain and allow them to retain and attract talented young researchers.

CTV News
‘Unproductive day at the table’: Negotiations between Western graduate TAs and university stall

Flanked by major union players from the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the Ontario Federation of Labour, graduate-level teaching assistants (GTAs) at Western University remain on the picket line.

CBC News
UPEI student frustrated by lack of wheelchair access on campus

A UPEI student says he’s spent the past six years feeling frustrated about his inability to get around campus.

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