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Headlines for Dec. 3, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 03 2018

Toronto Star
Montreal researchers develop promising HIV self-testing app

A group of Montreal researchers has developed a smartphone and tablet app that they say could help people to detect HIV through self-testing — if such tests are approved in Canada.

Canada’s chief scientist on navigating the new world of politics

“It turned out that actually my broad mandate and some of the specifics that I was tasked with were easier said than done,” says Mona Nemer.

Ottawa Citizen
French-language rights rally in Ottawa draws thousands

Demonstrations were organized across the province, a response to Premier Doug Ford’s decision to end the role of the French Language Services Commissioner’s office and to cancel plans for a new French-language university in Toronto.

University World News
Opinion: Higher education’s role in a politically disrupted world

“Reaching out to the community and addressing the current political issues highlight the civic role of higher education and its contribution to the political and social debate,” Andrée Sursock writes.

Ryerson University’s first Indigenous designer in residence hopes to inspire fashion students

Angela DeMontigny says she’s been showcasing the beauty of her culture in her clothing and accessories for years. She’s eager to encourage fashion students at the school to do the same.

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