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Headlines for July 17, 2019


CTV Vancouver Island News
Feds announce $100M for Indigenous health at UVic
The federal government announced what it calls the largest single investment in Indigenous health research at the University of Victoria Tuesday.

Toronto Star
B.C. researchers developing simulation that could predict and prevent mass shootings
Karthik Vedantham and Andrew Park at Thompson Rivers University are creating a predictive tool that uses three-dimensional mapping of urban areas to help detect the precise location of lone shooters who might want to harm a large number of people at public events.
City welcomes potential UW architecture school expansion
Councillors in Cambridge, Ontario, voted 9-0 vote, in principle, to give the University of Waterloo school of architecture $9 million to help the school expand its operations.

Montreal Gazette
International students study honey bee viruses with Quebec scientists
French engineering student Marie Marbaix is spending this summer in a Université de Montréal laboratory extracting DNA from honey bees. She is one of 1,200 international students participating in internships at 55 Canadian universities thanks to the Mitacs Globalink program.

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