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Headlines for March 19, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 19 2019

Globe and Mail
Federal budget 2019: Five things to watch for today

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals are expected to lay out big spending promises ahead of this fall’s federal election. Here’s what you need to know.

Globe and Mail
Low productivity a drag on Quebec’s economy, Université de Montréal study finds

Despite low unemployment and a strong economy, Quebec continues to have problems generating wealth and its citizens have less money to save and spend compared with Canadians in every other province, says a new report by Universite de Montreal’s business school.

‘It doesn’t feel human’: Students angered by U of T practice of not acknowledging campus suicides

Dozens of students demonstrated outside the halls of power at the University of Toronto Monday, calling on the school to acknowledge what they say is a mental health crisis on campus.

Burnaby Now
SFU breaks ground on $10M-plus stadium on Burnaby Mountain

Simon Fraser University is breaking ground Tuesday as construction begins on the SFU stadium project.

Regina Leader-Post
U of R researcher developing custom app to address anxiety and depression in youth

“I think citizens need to have a seat at the table when it comes to data ownership, when it comes to building platforms that are meant for the general good,” says Dr. Tarun Katapally.

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