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Headlines for February 17, 2023


Globe and Mail
Ottawa launches funding agency to help commercialize research, protect intellectual property

Promising that it “will not be just another funding agency,” the federal government is launching a new Crown corporation to help businesses commercialize their research and protect their intellectual property.

Globe and Mail
Hired exam takers, blackmail and the rise of contract cheating at Canadian universities

Canadian universities are reporting a rise in academic misconduct cases in recent years, a trend that was exacerbated by the pandemic.

Toronto Star
Canadian engineers wear the iron ring with pride. Why some are sparring over the mysterious ceremony that comes with it

While there is much respect for the ring itself, the ritual surrounding it has increasingly come under fire, with many calling for its retooling.

CBC News
UPEI delays accepting 1st medical school students until fall of 2025

The administration couldn’t guarantee a new building would be ready by summer of 2024

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