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Headlines for May 21, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 21 2019

Toronto Star
Ford government slashes funding to research institutes focused on artificial intelligence

The Ford government has axed provincial funding for two institutes credited with positioning Ontario and Canada at the forefront of artificial intelligence research.

Ottawa Citizen
Provincial cuts a ‘body slam against science’ in Canada

Science organizations in Ontario are being “body slammed” by provincial cuts that could result in discontinued research, job losses and spinoff businesses leaving the province, say leading researchers.

Globe and Mail
Chinese officials, executives abandon Schulich training program amid dispute with Canada

The Schulich School of Business estimates it has lost $500,000 in bookings for training from China since Dec. 1, 2018, the day Ms. Meng’s arrest put a caution sign on Canada for the Chinese political establishment.

Global News
Growing calls for Canada to stop deportation of international student who worked too much

Jobandeep Sandhu, an international student from Punjab, India was arrested and could soon be deported for working more hours than was allowed under his study permit.

CTV News
UQAM halts investments in fossil fuels

The financial arm of the Université du Quebec à Montreal is no longer investing in fossil fuels.

Peterborough Examiner
Peterborough anthropology students to share stories of ancient archeological site

The Scott Site, located at the Crowe-Trent River confluence, was originally excavated in 1966 as a Trent University archeological field school under the supervision of Dr. Romas Vastokas.

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