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Headlines for August 8, 2022


Global News
Advanced Education minister says Alberta will help with the relocation of 500 Athabasca University school staff

Alberta’s Advanced Education minister says he is willing to help Athabasca University with whatever it wants — including money — to relocate 500 employees to the small town that’s the school’s namesake but says the school has not stepped up.

Regina Leader-Post
U of S creating first-in-province oncology residency program

A new residency program from the University of Saskatchewan will soon offer medical students a first-ever opportunity at in-province training in cancer care as a specialty.

CBC Radio
‘Caught off guard’: Low-income students in Alberta scramble to go back to school with lower grants

Alberta government lowering monthly full-time student grant funding from $375 max to $250.

London Free Press
Western University rolls out program to support mental health, well-being of employees

Western University is putting in place a program to bring awareness to mental health issues that account for almost half of long-term disabilities among faculty and staff, according to a year-end report.

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