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Headlines for August 12, 2022


Globe and Mail
Student scientists demand action on federal scholarships

Scientists and researchers hold a petition with over 7,100 signatures calling on the federal government to increase funding for graduate and post-doctoral scholars, during the ‘Support Our Science’ rally on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Aug. 11.

Global News
Relocation dispute between Athabasca University and Alberta government facing twists and turns

There’s been a couple of twists and counter-twists to a five-month dispute between Athabasca University and the Alberta government.

CTV News
More Ukrainian refugees could come to Canada if visa policy eased: report

The study by the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy says that compared to other countries, Canada has received a small number of the millions of Ukrainians who have been displaced since Russia invaded the eastern European country in February.

CBC News
Standoff between University of Ottawa and part-time profs continues

Both parties maintain the power to declare a strike, but a meeting with a mediator is scheduled for the end of the month as they try to find a way out of the impasse.

Cape Breton Post
UPEI not disclosing employment details other institutions freely release, says UPEIFA

P.E.I.’s only university is falling behind other institutions across the country when it comes to transparency and accountability, says the faculty association’s president.

The Province
Douglas Todd: SFU prof targeted by China for groundbreaking Uyghur research

SFU professor Darren Byler has been frequently attacked by China’s state media, which accuses him of being an agent of the U.S. government. Something he denies.

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