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Headlines for Aug. 28, 2019


Provincial government reconsiders French-language university
Ontario is reconsidering plans for a proposed French-language university it cancelled late last year, negotiating with the federal government to split the costs of the multimillion-dollar project.

Global News
Women with PhDs earn as much as their male counterparts, but gap remains in other areas: study
The wage gap has closed between women and men with newly earned PhDs — though the numbers are less comforting for those without a decade to spend in the halls of higher learning, according to a University of Guelph study announced Tuesday.

Globe and Mail
Amid turmoil, Lakehead University names non-Indigenous law dean
The appointment of an Indigenous woman as the first dean of a law school in Canada was supposed to be a watershed moment for Lakehead University.

Global News
75 per cent of BC parents stressed about saving for post-secondary: poll
A new poll suggests three quarters of B.C. parents are stressed about post-secondary costs.

Globe and Mail
Now is the time for a national knowledge mobilization strategy to maximize research potential
Having helped Canadian universities become global leaders in the production of research, federal governments have fallen short in supporting those universities to transform their research discoveries into marketable innovations – much to the disadvantage of the Canadian economy.

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