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Headlines for Aug. 23, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 23 2018

The Star Edmonton
Amid opioid fears, Alberta universities offer students a dose of reality for back-to-school

On Monday, Health Canada issued a nationwide alert to post-secondary students, warning them of the signs and hazards of opioid overdose.

New Brunswick universities ready to roll with cannabis legalization

In keeping with the New Brunswick-wide Cannabis Control Act, which prohibits smoking cannabis in public places, students will not be allowed to smoke on campus property.

Globe and Mail
More than 1,100 Saudi medical residents get extended deadline to leave Canada

The federal government has reached an agreement with Saudi Arabia to allow more than 1,000 medical trainees to extend their stay in Canada until Sept. 22.

Globe and Mail
Can Montreal’s new research hub humanize artificial intelligence?

Valerie Pisano was brought on in May to lead the teams of researchers and students who will share a space with established companies and small startups seeking to leverage the social and economic potential of AI.

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