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Headlines for June 3, 2022


Government of Canada announces 119 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced an investment of more than $102 million, in support of 119 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 35 Canadian research institutions.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: When it comes to postsecondary and hiring, it’s a matter of degrees

You see it in job postings all the time: the requirement that an applicant have a postsecondary degree. Not that the applicant will need to use anything they learned at college or university in the job they are applying for – the point is that the degree serves as a shorthand for the kind of person they are.

CBC News
UNBC professor to replace federal health director who falsely claimed Indigenous ancestry

Dr. Margo Greenwood now interim scientific director of the Institute of Indigenous Peoples’ Health.

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