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Headlines for Aug. 21, 2019


Globe and Mail
Dozens of Canadian researchers have faced discipline for integrity breaches
In the past eight years, 133 federally funded researchers were disciplined for integrity breaches ranging from a lack of scientific rigour and fabricating work to mismanagement of funds.

The PIE News
Global economic impact of int’l students estimated at $300bn
International students pursuing tertiary education had an estimated global economic impact of $300 billion in 2016, new figures from StudyPortals have revealed.

The Tyee
BC Waives Tuition for Youth from Foster Care, But It Could Do Even Better
Province could look to Florida or Connecticut for ideas on how to help former kids in care.

Global News
Ontario’s optional student fees causing budgeting headaches for some at Queen’s
The Ontario government has an extensive list of fees students can opt-in or -out of paying. And it’s causing budgeting headaches for some on campus.

CBC – The Current
Canadian-made Ebola vaccine could have saved more lives if research was funded earlier, microbiologist says
Vaccine approval process also called the ‘valley of death, where bright ideas go to die’, says Steven Jones.

Toronto Star
Universities, colleges should be tuition free in Ontario
The university tuition debate is multi-faceted.

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