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Headlines for March 28, 2019


Fire hazards: ‘A serious issue’ at student rooming houses near York University

Rooming houses are not permitted in North York, but that hasn’t stopped landlords from renting rooms to students that often lack windows, solid doors and carbon monoxide detectors.

Chinese officials pressured Concordia University to cancel event with Uighur activist

Chinese officials pressured the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) to cancel a conference featuring a prominent exiled Uighur leader, says one of the organizers of the event.

The Community Press
Laurentian University bestows Research Excellence Award on Sudbury professor

Laurentian U has awarded professor Amadeo Parissenti with its 2018-19 Research Excellence Award for his outstanding research in monitoring tumour response to chemotherapy and its potential to help patients.

The Chronicle Herald
Nova Scotia takes ceiling off student loan forgiveness program

Nova Scotia students attending universities within Nova Scotia won’t have to repay their provincial student loans, no matter how much it costs.

Winnipeg Free Press
U of M to honour Silver

Robert Silver, who will be obtaining a Doctor of Laws degree, is one of eight individuals set to receive honorary degrees during the University of Manitoba’s 140th spring convocation.

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