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Headlines for June 4, 2021


Globe and Mail
Locked out of the ivory tower: how universities keep women from rising to the top

Being a woman in a profession filled with men comes with hurdles that make reaching the top difficult, including hurdles people don’t always consider.

Toronto Star
Scientists are missing in politics and this needs to change

The events of the past 15 months have revealed deep cracks in our way of making decisions and opened the door to a new way of doing business. It is time for science and scientists to have a more prominent role in our political landscape.

Globe and Mail
Whereabouts of two scientists fired from Winnipeg virus lab for possible national-security issues shrouded in mystery

The whereabouts of two scientists at the centre of a parliamentary showdown over alleged national-security breaches at a high-security laboratory remain unknown, as Ottawa’s explanation for their firing has shifted.

Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa scientists racing to come up with tests for new COVID variants

Ottawa researchers are racing to create tests that will track the latest COVID-19 variants of concern in wastewater, part of an expanding effort to better understand how the virus that causes COVID-19 is changing over time.

CBC News
Laurentian’s president says he was transparent with government about financial crisis prior to insolvency

More questions for Robert Haché at the Standing Committee on Official Languages.

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