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Headlines for April 23, 2019


Ottawa Citizen
Concordia to receive largest donation in its history: $30 million planned gift to support students

The donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, has made a planned gift of $30 million to the Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen. Now, the largest gift ever to the university in support of students.

New Brunswick delays cancellation of financial help for debt-burdened graduates

The benefit applies to full-time undergraduates who complete their degree within the established minimum timeline and have combined student and federal loans exceeding $32,000.

Peterborough Examiner
Trent, Fleming join effort to boost number of nurses in Ontario

Trent University is leading a new initiative to address the shortage of registered nurses in Ontario–the program is meant to support internationally educated nurses (IEN) in their goal to become registered nurses in Ontario.
New U of Guelph master’s program to tackle threats to cybersecurity

From simple spam to more complex data breaches, cybersecurity threats are an ongoing concern, and it’s one the University of Guelph has a new program designed to address.

Regina Leader-Post
U of S ‘needlessly’ pushing workers toward job action: union

The union representing University of Saskatchewan support workers says the institution’s decision to no longer negotiate over pensions — the crux of an ongoing labour dispute — is “needlessly” pushing its members toward job action.
Ryerson University’s business of cannabis course coming to Brampton

The course explores topics such as financing for cannabis businesses and the regulations regarding cultivation, processing, distribution, marketing and selling.

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