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Headlines for Dec. 6, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | DEC 06 2018

Feds end 30-year-old research-grant program in favour of own plan

An almost 30-year-old federal funding program will come to an end, to be replaced by a new research support fund.

Chronicle Herald
MSVU reveals offer it made to faculty, union refuses to ‘engage in public bargaining’

Mount Saint Vincent University wants to educate its students about negotiations between the school and faculty association.

More people receiving student aid, but enrollment relatively stagnant: AG report

Changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) aren’t attracting more students to postsecondary education, but instead, benefit existing and mature students, according to Ontario‘s auditor general.

Toronto Star
Ontario Auditor General Report finds Wynne’s ‘free’ tuition scheme far more expensive than promised

Former Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne’s “free” college and university tuition plan could soon cost $2 billion annually — a staggering 50 per cent higher than previous estimates, the auditor general has found.

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