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Headlines for March 14, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 14 2019

London Free Press
Federal funding boost ‘dream come true’ for researchers

A boost in federal funding announced Wednesday not only means more money for researchers to pay for their studies and lab equipment, but more funding security.

New northern polytechnic university up for discussion in Inuvik

The Northwest Territories government announced plans in October to transform Aurora College into a polytechnic university, after a review of the college was released last May.

Ottawa Citizen
As academic year winds down, Ottawa’s student newspapers face uncertain future

Campus news organizations face an uncertain future as they grapple with the provincial government’s decision to allow university students to opt out of fees deemed “non-essential.”

Globe and Mail
UBC says it won’t change name of field after businessman David Sidoo charged in U.S. college scandal

UBC says it has no plans to make changes to a sports field named after a prominent Vancouver businessman and former member of its board of governors was arrested as part of a massive U.S. college-admissions scandal.

Mouldy bread, undercooked meat among complaints about food served at MUN residences

Newest complaints of unsafe and unsanitary food come four years after past issues with Aramark.

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