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Headlines for January 17, 2024


Global News
Ottawa clamps down on university research partnerships with China, Iran and Russia

The federal government has unveiled strict new national-security rules to protect cutting-edge science and advanced technology from ending up in the hands of China, Russia and Iran.

Pie News
Immediate action needed as Ontario universities reach “breaking point”

Two months on from the release of a report outlining how the finances of Ontario’s post-secondary sector can be stabilised, leaders are continuing to urgently call on the province’s government to immediately implement its recommendations.

CTV News
Concordia laments fewer applications amid tuition hikes

Concordia University says applications from out-of-province students wanting to continue their studies in Montreal are down by 30 per cent.

Global News
UPEI Faculty Association seeks answers on medical school plans

The union representing academic staff at UPEI has concerns about how the university is planning its new medical school, which is now under construction in Charlottetown.

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