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Headlines for Nov. 5, 2020


The Globe and Mail
Could alleviating student debt be the key to restarting Canada’s entrepreneurial engine?
While there are many good reasons to help alleviate the burden of student loan debt, adding some much-needed dynamism into Canada’s entrepreneurial ecosystem should be one of them.

Calgary Herald
MRU celebrates graduates with outdoor convocation; installs their first chancellor
Graduates sat in vehicles cheering with their families as they celebrated their achievement during Mount Royal University’s outdoor convocation ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

Montreal Gazette
McGill University to add more in-person classes in winter semester
McGill University will be increasing its in-person teaching and learning activities in the winter term, according to an update posted by the administration Wednesday on the university’s website.

The Guardian
Dingwall to offer presentation on proposed centre for Cape Breton University at luncheon
The proposed Centre for Discovery and Innovation will be the topic of a Nov. 12 discussion hosted by the Cape Breton Partnership and the Cape Breton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

CTV News
Canadian-made rapid test for COVID-19 can be transported without refrigeration
In an Ontario factory, scientists are assembling a Canadian-made and approved rapid test for COVID-19 that requires no refrigeration and provides results in an hour.

Global News
Concordia web application suggests ways to reduce indoor coronavirus transmission
With the City-RPI web application, you can click on any building in Montreal, and it will produce a ranked list of the most effective steps that can be taken to reduce COVID-19 transmission inside.

Global News
Regina psychology professor helps develop COVID-19 stress scales
Just as COVID-19 cases come in waves, so does increased stress created by the pandemic.

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