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Headlines for March 1, 2024


Ottawa Citizen
Federal government to reallocate almost $2.3B in spending next year

The largest spending reallocations will be at the Department of National Defence, with $810,449,000 in 2024-25, followed by even bigger reallocations of $851,437,000 in 2025-26 and $907,539,000 in 2026-27.

Global News
Health, education, disaster planning: Highlights of Alberta’s 2024 budget

Alberta’s budget for 2024-25 foresees a slim $367 million surplus, with slightly lower revenues compared to last year’s estimated top line.

Yahoo! News Canada
Health agency emphasizes tighter research security after firing of two scientists

OTTAWA — The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has taken steps to bolster research security after two scientists lost their jobs over their dealings with China.

Ottawa Citizen
Canada’s ‘unhinged’ housing: 25 students living in basement, room for rent with bed in kitchen

As Canada’s population explodes, renters especially in the GTA face the brunt of shocking living conditions

Calgary Herald
‘I have to pinch myself’: University of Calgary opens first of its kind addictions recovery centre

Combination of forces including affordability problems, the stress of exams, a university’s party culture and higher isolation, is making students vulnerable to addiction, expert says.

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