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Headlines for January 30, 2023


Brampton Guardian
Toronto Metropolitan University announces location of new Brampton medical school

The medical school, slated to open in 2025, will be located at the Bramalea Civic Centre at 150 Central Park Dr.

The Conversation
Why labour strife at universities should concern us all

The move is part of a seven-point plan for improving Quebec’s education system.

CTV News
University of Lethbridge students push back against controversial speaker

The University of Lethbridge says a controversial guest speaker appearance will go ahead, despite pushback from some students.

The Conversation
What are universities for? Canadian higher education is at a critical crossroads

It is unsettling to consider the long-term trajectory and the consequences of narrowing universities in their scope to more closely emulate technical and training colleges.

The Globe and Mail
Canadian universities conducting joint research with Chinese military scientists

The joint research projects are generating knowledge that could help drive China’s defence sector in cutting-edge, high-tech industries.

CTV News
Canadian university faculty getting older, more female compared to 50 years ago: StatCan

Canadian university professors are mostly getting older and increasingly more female compared to 50 years ago, a new report from Statistics Canada has found.

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