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Headlines for Jan. 8, 2020


Global News
Maude Barlow appointed 3rd chancellor of Brescia University College

Brescia University College has appointed award-winning Canadian author and activist Maude Barlow as its third chancellor.

Internal documents contradict Alberta government’s initial explanation for Rutherford Scholarship delay

Each year, thousands of high school students in Alberta earn Rutherford Scholarships to help them pay for post-secondary tuition. So, many were shocked last summer when the application process didn’t open on schedule on Aug. 1.

The Globe and Mail
Legal teams in Steven Galloway defamation case argue over inclusion of correspondence documents

Lawyers for a woman being sued for defamation by author Steven Galloway say ordering her to produce correspondence with UBC officials, friends and others could be a deterrent to future reporting of sexual assaults.

New UBC chair will study how cancer outcomes of Indigenous people in B.C. can be improved

Canada’s first female Indigenous general surgeon has been appointed to a newly created position at the University of British Columbia dedicated to improving cancer outcomes and wellness among Indigenous peoples.

Global News
The push for more female neurosurgeons

Dr. Gelareh Zadeh, a neurosurgeon-scientist at Toronto Western Hospital and the University Health Network, talks about importance of getting more women involved in neurosurgery.

The Sault Star
Fowler leads Algoma U’s Brampton campus

Craig Fowler is the new principal of Algoma University’s Brampton campus.

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