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Headlines for July 30, 2018


Globe and Mail
Ottawa unveils integrity rules to shield scientists from interference

The model policy, released on Monday, is intended to help departments satisfy new scientific integrity provisions that were included last year in a collective agreement with the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, the union that represents most of the scientists working in government labs.

Times Higher Education
Academic freedom: justified privilege, or overreach of expertise?

Academic lawyer and conservative thinktank leader go head-to-head.

The Province
Editorial: Why Ford was right to end the York University strike

Last week, Premier Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives ended through binding arbitration what is believed to be the longest university strike in Canadian history, which started on March 5 and lasted almost five months.

Toronto Star
Toronto students become published scientists after sending worms to space

It all began four years ago when a teacher at the University of Toronto Schools put out a call for entries in a student competition to send an experiment to the International Space Station.

CBC News
St. Thomas University sells off-campus residence complex to mystery buyer

Forest Hill residences were on the Fredericton market for two years.

Brampton Guardian
Algoma University launches business school in downtown Brampton

The School of Business and Economics will offer programming in business administration (with specializations in accounting, economics, human resource management and marketing), finance and economics. Graduates of the programs are well prepared to complete Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) and Canadian Human Resource Professional (CHRP) designations.

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