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Headlines for Aug. 13, 2018


Ottawa Citizen
NRC designs vaccine for disease that drug companies ignored

When pharmaceutical companies didn’t step up, the National Research Council stepped in to find a cure for Hia, a rare bacterial disease mainly seen among Indigenous communities in the North.

P.E.I. surpasses goal for keeping international grads on the Island

Fifteen percent of 2018 international graduates have found work on P.E.I.

Edmonton Journal
Opinion: B.C. economist in grim battle against deceptive scholarship

Derek Pyne, a Thompson Rivers University economist, is among the global academics determined to expose deceptive academic journals, sometimes at a risk to their careers.

Ottawa Citizen
University of Ottawa student union calls in forensic auditors to investigate allegations

The student government at the university is in chaos, with police investigating allegations of misuse of funds and transfer payments to the student union having been frozen by the university.

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