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Headlines for October 17, 2022


The Globe and Mail
Is a ‘software engineer’ an engineer? Alberta regulator says no, riling the province’s tech sector

Alberta’s engineering regulator is in a fight with the province’s technology sector, insisting anyone with the title “software engineer” must hold a permit – and pay fees for that right.

CBC News
Turpel-Lafond now claims her father was adopted from a Cree family

After months of declining to directly answer CBC’s questions about her father’s parentage, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has now claimed that her father, who she says was Cree, was adopted by her grandparents.

Times Higher Education
UBC pushes Canada to put primary focus on students

In a student-centred strategic plan, the university says Canada has gone too far in the direction of leaving its students to navigate basic challenges

Financial Post
Ericsson Canada partners with Montreal universities on 5G sustainability research

Ericsson Canada has announced a new research partnership with leading Montreal universities to develop new AI solutions aimed at reducing energy use in 5G networks.

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