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Headlines for Dec. 11, 2019


Ottawa Citizen
After four student suicides, uOttawa group demands better mental health services

A group of University of Ottawa students is demanding better mental health support on campus after the fourth student suicide there this year.

The PIE News
US & UK more vulnerable to drop in Chinese students than Canada, Aus

As the number of Chinese students studying overseas starts to show signs of peaking, a divergence in the strategies of some host countries could put the US and the UK in more vulnerable positions when compared with Canada and Australia, a new report has revealed.

The Globe and Mail
Huawei expanding research in Canada, though questions remain about telecom company’s intent

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.’s recent pledge to shift U.S. researchers north of the border continues a decade of steady growth in Canada and comes even as it awaits a government ruling on the security of 5G wireless technology that could slash its business in this country.

The National Post
Canadian academic denied university work, called liar by Chinese media after exposing Uyghur camps

Olsi Jazexhi was denied any courses to teach at his university in Albania this semester, the first time that has happened since he started there four years ago.

Regina Leader-Post
Newly accredited program hopes to relieve dental assistant shortage

A University of Saskatchewan dentistry program has received accreditation after months of waiting, meaning its first cohort of students can finally go to work.

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