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Headlines for Feb. 12, 2020


CTV News
Ontario university student diagnosed with coronavirus no longer infected with virus

Ontario’s chief medical officer of health says the province has resolved a case of the novel coronavirus for the first time.

‘It is a crisis’: U of O president sounds mental health alarm after another student death

The president of the University of Ottawa is pleading with students living with mental health issues to reach out for help in the wake of the death of one student and the apparent disappearance of another.

Manitoba researcher killed in Iran plane crash honoured with endowment fund

A University of Manitoba professor has created a scholarship to honour the legacy of her student who was killed in the plane crash in Iran last month.

Global News
Lethbridge students among those advocating for provincial sexual violence policy

A new study released by the Council of Alberta University Students has its members asking for more emphasis on sexual violence policies from the provincial government. Demi Knight reports.

The Globe and Mail
Panel says Ontario universities and startup hubs must focus on cashing in on inventions

A panel of intellectual-property experts wants Ontario universities, colleges and provincially funded startup hubs to prioritize commercializing the inventions they incubate in a bid for better returns to offset public costs and to boost long-term economic growth.

Jane Philpott appointed dean of Queen’s University faculty of health sciences

Former federal health minister Jane Philpott has been tapped to lead the faculty of health sciences at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont.

The Telegram
More budget cuts loom at Memorial University

Memorial University is facing another potential cut to its funding from the provincial government.

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