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Headlines for Aug. 7, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 07 2018

Globe and Mail
Saudi Arabia withdrawing students from Canadian schools, suspending flights

The Saudi Arabian government plans to withdraw all Saudi students it has been sponsoring at Canadian universities, colleges and other schools in retaliation for Canada criticizing its human-rights record.

McMaster students offer SickKids hospital ways to keep staff and patients safer

Toronto’s SickKids Hospital says the work of a McMaster University student project will help shape some of their initiatives to protect patients, staff and the transmission of infections.

Teaching in Mi’kmaw? Cape Breton University hopes to indigenize education

As part of its reconciliation efforts, CBU held an open forum Thursday to start a dialogue on how to integrate indigenization into its strategic plan.

Edmonton Journal
Bangladeshi-Canadians respond to Dhaka student protests

Tens of thousands of students continue a protest that has halted traffic for the past week in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In Canada, their counterparts from Edmonton watch from afar.

Students allege inhumane treatment of lab animals at U of C’s psychology department

Students say the lab was abruptly shut down March 5 after the university’s head veterinarian started looking into the complaints.

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