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Headlines for June 25, 2019


CBC Nova Scotia
EI program changes leaves hundreds of postsecondary students without funds
Many postsecondary students in Nova Scotia are scrambling to find enough money to go back to school after the federal government requested a change to a program that allows people to draw employment insurance benefits while studying.

Toronto Star
Protesters detained at controversial UBC talk about sexual orientation, gender identity lessons in schools
A University of British Columbia event was temporarily disrupted Sunday night as protesters entered a lecture hall and were led out of the building by police before being temporarily detained.
Microsoft partners with University of Waterloo for AI research
Microsoft will invest $300,000 to partner with the University of Waterloo to advance research into artificial intelligence.

Global News
Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, MSVU partnering on support program for Aboriginal students
Mount Saint Vincent University and the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre are launching a pilot program designed to support Aboriginal students in achieving their education and career goals.
Questions swirl over abrupt firing of Dalhousie Student Union employees
Speculation is rampant among Dalhousie students over the abrupt firing of three Dalhousie University Student Union employees over the last week.

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