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Headlines for Aug. 2, 2019


Calgary Herald
Advanced education minister delays postsecondary free speech policy rework
Alberta’s 26 publicly funded postsecondary institutions will have more time to rework their free speech policies, Advanced Education Minister Demetrios Nicolaides said this week.
Federal government announces new intellectual property tools at the University of Waterloo
The federal government announced three new initiatives at the University of Waterloo to invest more money into IP expansion, to help companies commercialize their IP and to enhance or develop IP legal expertise at four Canadian law schools.

Toronto Star
No ‘cops’ on campus: New law says special constables can’t be called ‘police’
The province is putting a stop to campus cops.

Montreal Gazette
Montreal once again ranked among world’s best cities for students
Montreal has retained its title as North America’s top city for students in the latest ranking published by consultancy QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

London Free Press
Western newspaper sweats out new student fee opt-out system
Campus media – which at Western includes the newspaper and a radio station – are among the services affected by the new system that begins this fall.

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