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Headlines for June 11, 2021


The Globe and Mail
Say goodbye to Ryerson’s statue – and his name, too

Who has the luxury of ignoring history? I certainly did, when I was a journalism student at Ryerson University in Toronto.

The Sault Star
Algoma U shares Northern education plans

Algoma University will share its strategic plan for educating students in Northeastern Ontario with city council in Timmins next week.

CKPG Today
Budget officer says Liberals’ student aid revamp may cost more than estimated

The parliamentary budget office is estimating that the Liberals’ revamped student-aid package could end up costing half-a-billion dollars more than government expects.

The Globe and Mail
WE Charity was ill-equipped to run student grant program, ethics committee says

WE Charity was poorly equipped to run a volunteer student grant program that the federal government handed to it last year, the House of Commons ethics committee says.

Telegraph Journal
UNB business school gets $1M federal funding boost

Dr. Paul J. Mazerolle, UNB president and vice-chancellor, said $1 million in new federal funding for the university will benefit Atlantic Canada’s business community by bringing expertise to the area and producing more professional salespeople to help boost New Brunswick’s economy.

Calgary Herald
U of C climbs in global university rankings, halting years-long slide

The University of Calgary has risen in a prominent academic rating survey for the first time in five years.

CTV News
Asparagus crop developed by U of G researchers decades ago continues to be a game changer for the industry

The growing season in southern Ontario can feature fluctuations in weather.

The London Free Press
Is this the coolest photo ever of Western University? (Definitely, yes)

During the last 100-plus years, Western University’s London campus has been the backdrop for many great photos, but maybe none like this one.

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