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Headlines for Nov. 17, 2021


CBC News
Physicist who found a way to trap light wins $1M science prize

University of Toronto professor Sajeev John is 2021 winner of $1M Herzberg medal.

CBC News
Faculty union’s mock search party ‘insult’ to families of missing, murdered, advocate says

UMFA changed their plans to hold a mock search party for Premier Heather Stefanson Tuesday evening.

Edmonton Journal
The King’s University receives anonymous $20-million donation for new state-of-the-art science centre

The King’s University has received a $20-million donation to help build a new 40,000-square-foot science centre.

Peterborough Examiner
Why are some Ontario university students back in class while others are still stuck online?

Students at Western and Queen’s universities have been attending most of their classes in person this fall.

CTV News
First Nations University of Canada looking to hold national dialogue on Indigenous identity

The president of the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) is hoping to organize a Canada-wide dialogue about ongoing issues surrounding Indigenous identity.

CTV News
Ubisoft set to open a new studio in Sherbrooke, Que.

Ubisoft will have a new home in Sherbrooke. The video game developer will set up its fourth Quebec studio in the Eastern Townships city, the French company announced Tuesday.

Financial Post
Rogers and UBC renew 5G research partnership through 2025

Four-year $4.8 million partnership will focus on new 5G research projects in areas like wildfire management that will help the province respond to new environmental challenges.

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