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Headlines for February 1, 2023


CBC News
Athabasca University board fires president who fought Alberta government on staff relocations

Peter Scott was president of Athabasca University for over a year.

Ottawa Citizen
Alberta government promises more free speech protections on campuses after university cancels anti-wokeism talk

he Alberta government says changes are coming to further protect free speech on campuses as a former professor speaking out on so-called “woke” policies prepares for a showdown with the University of Lethbridge.

Global News
New $30M initiative to recruit AI talent in Alberta

The University of Alberta and the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute are launching a $30-million initiative to recruit 20 new researchers in the field of artificial intelligence.

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