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Headlines for October 25, 2022


Cape Breton Post
Twenty-two courses on hold at Dalhousie University agricultural campus due to CUPE strike

The strike began on Oct. 19 as a result of negotiations between Dalhousie and CUPE 3912 falling through.

CBC News
N.B. nursing students offered financial incentives to study in Maine

The provincial government hopes a new partnership with Beal University in Bangor, Maine, will see more New Brunswickers trained to become registered nurses sooner and hired to alleviate a critical shortage at home.

CBC News
UPEI shared complainants’ personal information with those they’d accused of harassment

The details are included in a recent arbitration ruling after the UPEI faculty association filed a grievance to try to force the university to conduct an investigation.

The Globe and Mail
Is the hotly debated title of ‘software engineer’ common terminology or a safety risk?

Recently, Canadian tech companies have called on the new premier of Alberta, Danielle Smith, to intervene after the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, a regulatory group, took legal action over job titles such as “software engineer.”

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