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Headlines for Aug. 8, 2019


CBC News
Former N.B. premier Brian Gallant lands job at Ryerson University in Toronto
Former New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant has a new job at Ryerson University, serving as a special adviser on innovation, cyber security and law in the university president’s office.

Star Phoenix
U of S cutting subscriptions to almost 4,000 academic journals
The University of Saskatchewan is cancelling its subscriptions to more than 3,800 academic journals in response to what it calls the “unsustainable rising costs of subscriptions set by publishers.”

CBC News
Cape Breton University launches new institute to grow island tourism
University president David Dingwall said the university has a role to play in growing the tourism sector through its hospitality and tourism management program.

CBC News
Quebec turns to daycare workers to fill shortage of kindergarten teachers
The Quebec government wants to address a province-wide shortage of kindergarten teachers by recruiting from the ranks of daycare workers, but some worry that will only create another shortage elsewhere in the system.

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