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Headlines for Oct. 10, 2018


Canada commits $558M for science discovery research

NSERC is committing $558 million this year for discovery research across the country, an additional $70 million compared to last year.

Toronto Star
How a fraudster got $12 million out of a Canadian university: They just asked for it

It’s been just over a year since MacEwan University was blindsided by an $11.8-million fraud, and while the ruse itself was simple, the case that followed was anything but.

Montreal Gazette
Mayor Plante triples Montreal’s contribution to student housing project

Plante said her administration decided to increase the city’s contribution to the project in order to ensure it comes to fruition soon.

Global News
Cannabis on campus: Nova Scotia colleges and universities update rules ahead of legalization

A look across at cannabis regulations at institutions across the province.

National Post
Minister ‘shocked’ by university’s handling of woman’s sexual assault allegation

Although St. FX swiftly launched an investigation after the student came forward and found the accused responsible, it set aside its decision to suspend him — without notifying her — when he appealed.

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