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Headlines for August 9, 2022


CTV News
Laurentian University staff union to take LU administrators to court

One of Laurentian University’s biggest unions is considering taking some members of the university’s administration to court.

Global News
International research team uncovers genetic defects that lead to heart failure

Health Matters August 8: An international research team, including University of Alberta scientists, has found specific genetic defects that lead to heart failure.

The Globe and Mail
B.C. excludes researchers living or working in province from drug decriminalization review

B.C. researchers are excluded from leading a federally funded evaluation of the province’s drug decriminalization policy, with the funding agency saying that those living or working in B.C. could present a conflict of interest.

Global News
U of M adds third intake for nursing program to help with Manitoba shortage

The University of Manitoba is set to start producing 50 per cent more nurses beginning with the next school year.

CTV News
Students struggle to find housing near universities

More rooms are available on university campuses this year but some students in Halifax are still struggling to find housing.

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