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Headlines for June 6, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | JUN 06 2018

National Post
Honorary degree for B.C. elder’s efforts to keep her Indigenous language alive

She’s the last surviving fluent speaker of her Indigenous language, but Elizabeth Phillips says she’s more confident now than ever that her mother tongue will survive.

Toronto Star
New SFU program puts out the call for environmentally-minded engineers

It’s hoped that the program will fill the rising demand in clean technology jobs in B.C., a field where experts say environmental sustainability and economic growth go hand-in-hand.

In the fight to fill seats, N.S. universities try to stand out with Gen Z

Nova Scotia’s universities are trying to attract new students in the face of a demographic crunch that’s making it hard to fill seats.

Why doesn’t Canada support mid-career, discovery-based scientists?

Research Manitoba’s cut to mid-career grants for health sciences researchers leaves tenured scientists hanging.

Globe and Mail
U Sports launches national strategy to attract corporate funding

The body that runs Canada’s university sports system has signed up a U.S. marketing powerhouse to work on a national strategy to secure millions of dollars from Canada’s corporate giants.

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