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Headlines for June 24, 2019


CBC News
Slow out of the gate, university grads fare better than other Canadians: study
It takes longer for young people to get established in their careers, but a university degree is still worthwhile.

Globe and Mail
Ontario students dismayed by cuts to financial aid
Thousands of postsecondary students found out this week what Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s sweeping changes to postsecondary funding, announced in January, will mean for them in dollar amounts.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Students aren’t lazy — they’re angry over OSAP cuts
When Doug Ford announced changes to postsecondary funding in January, students were angry. Now, many students’ anger has become mixed with mounting fear and anxiety.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Who’s missing in the Ontario cabinet shuffle? Perhaps a Chief Scientist
It’s been a year, and so far we haven’t seen any attempts to fill this vacant position.

The Guardian
Majority of 2012 grads surveyed from Maritime universities employed
The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission has released employment outcome figures for the Class of 2012 bachelor’s degree recipients, six years after graduation.

Hamilton Spectator
New centre at McMaster University to tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis
The David Braley Centre for Antibiotic Discovery will allow researchers in the field of antimicrobial resistance to focus on finding solutions.

CBC Manitoba
U of Manitoba researcher wins national health research prize for child abuse studies
Professor Tracie Afifi’s Gold Leaf Prize will help continue studies into health toll on adults abused as children.

Vancouver Sun
Profs, students say anti-SOGI event at UBC goes against school policy
Students, staff and faculty at the University of British Columbia are accusing the school of failing to enforce its community standards for renting space to an anti-SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity) activist.

London Free Press
Windsor university players, parents irked after probe into women’s hockey coach
Several players and parents associated with the University of Windsor women’s hockey team say they were shocked and appalled that an investigation dismissed their allegations of mental and verbal abuse by Lancers’ head coach.

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