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Headlines for Jan. 29, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 29 2019

Toronto Star
Citizen Lab says its researchers were subjects of ‘intelligence gathering’

University of Toronto researchers say they were the target of “sinister” and “underhanded” approaches aimed at compromising their research into commercial spyware.

Massive new centre for AI research opens in Montreal

Researchers inaugurated Montreal’s Mila centre Monday morning, one of three such centres for the study of artificial intelligence in Canada.

‘I couldn’t believe it’: University of Alberta evicts student after suicide attempt

The student received an eviction letter that read in part, “The type of example your actions support have no place in an academic learning environment.”

Carleton University apologizes for mistakenly sending out an ‘active attacker’ alert

Carleton University says staff were updating the emergency messaging system on Monday when the incident happened.

Lack of sleep is ‘epidemic’ amongst Canadian teens, here’s why it has doctors worried

National statistics show millions of Canadian adolescents don’t get enough shut-eye, which has experts warning of long-term health consequences.

Ottawa Citizen
Missed opportunities to intervene before Carleton student’s suicide, expert tells inquest

An expert in suicide prevention says there were some missed opportunities to prevent the suicide of a Carleton University student in 2016.

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