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Headlines for April 29, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 29 2019

Universities under pressure to review Huawei links after warning China could ‘subvert and manipulate’ research

British universities have been urged to review their work with Huawei over claims China is using its ties to “buy influence” and “subvert” academic institutions.

Globe and Mail
Mental-health programs tailored for Muslims gain traction in Canada

“There is a growing ecosystem of support and we hope certain mental-health organizations become household names for the Muslim community,” says Amjad Tarsin, the Chaplain at the University of Toronto.

Regina Leader-Post
After years of provincial austerity budgets, U of S reserves at historic low

The University of Saskatchewan could be running a deficit in its reserves for the first time in leaders’ memories.

OHIP+ changes leave students struggling to pay for medication

Postsecondary students in Ontario are under pressure to find a way to pay for their medications now that the provincial government has changed its youth prescription drug program, OHIP+.

Calgary Herald
U of C partners with city hall to create environmental design lab at former central library

Thanks to a $1.5-million investment through the Calgary Municipal Land Corp., the lab will provide students with opportunities to connect with architects and the building industry.

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