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Headlines for July 5, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | JUL 05 2018

Globe and Mail
PCs dismiss Ontario’s chief scientist amid broad effort to undo Liberals’ legacy

An award-winning professor at the University of Toronto, Molly Shoichet was appointed as Ontario’s first, and, to this point, only, chief scientist last November.

Toronto Star
Post-secondary executives among highest paid in Alberta’s public sector as student unions seek predictable tuition

New legislation means the U of A and U of C will be allowed to pay their presidents a maximum base salary of $447,000 a year by 2020.

The Logic
Discovering MaRS: The untold story of Canada’s largest and most controversial innovation hub

What began with a civic-minded vision to create a life-sciences hub, able to compete with Boston’s Kendall Square in commercializing world-class research, has become a polarizing force at the centre of Toronto’s innovation efforts.

McGill University professor sues student and colleague for $600K

Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim, an Islamic Studies professor, has filed a lawsuit against a student and a fellow professor for what he calls a “ruthless campaign” that destroyed his reputation and his right to privacy.

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