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Headlines for July 25, 2019


The Globe and Mail
Canadian government faces call to revoke funding for Thirty Meter Telescope project in Hawaii
Canada should remove its financial support from a plan to build a massive new telescope in Hawaii on land considered sacred by Indigenous Hawaiians, the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs said Wednesday.

Winnipeg Free Press
International students boost universities’ bottom line
Universities and colleges across Canada are increasingly relying on international students — who pay higher tuition fees than Canadian students — to boost their revenue, recent data shows.

National Post
McMaster University researchers come up with bacteria-fighting gel 
A team of Ontario researchers say they’ve come up with a way to convert common types of viruses into a gel with potential for a wide variety of medical and environmental uses.

CBC News
Lakehead’s Agricultural Research Station experiments with new fertilizers after late planting
It was a colder than usual spring in northwestern Ontario, according to the director of Lakehead University’s Agricultural Research Station, which caused researchers to delay planting crops like canola.

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