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Headlines for May 6, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 06 2019

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Canada is a leader in AI research – but that’s not enough

There are vital questions about how AI’s many applications are being sold to us, writes Ted Hewitt, president of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Sault Star
Algoma U budget jumps to $38M

A surge in international recruitment is helping boost Algoma University’s 2019-2020 budget by nearly $9 million.

How the Ford government will decide on university, college funding

As much as $3 billion annually is at stake for Ontario’s 45 publicly-funded post-secondary institutions.

Globe and Mail
Barbara Sherwood Lollar, diviner of ancient water, wins top Canadian science prize

It was a telltale smell that led Barbara Sherwood Lollar to the discovery of a lifetime.

Globe and Mail
Université de Montréal’s massive project stirs hopes and fears as it aims to transform the face of the city

The pair of bulky glass buildings that make up the Université de Montréal’s new science centre look like lonely outposts of urbanity at the edge of a vast muddy field.

Edmonton Journal
UCP prepares to roll out Ford-flavoured post-secondary changes in Alberta

The UCP government will require Alberta postsecondary institutions to adopt controversial free speech policies based on U.S. principles.

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