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Headlines for Sept. 5, 2019


Global News
MacKinnon Panel report urges Alberta post-secondary schools to rely less on government funding
As students across Alberta head back to universities and colleges, post-secondary institutions are taking a look at the recommendations laid out in the recently released MacKinnon Panel report on the province’s finances.

Toronto Star
Ontario teens worry post-secondary plans may be in ‘jeopardy’ amid high school cuts
Ontario teens worry their post-secondary plans may be in “jeopardy” given cutbacks to classes and course options in high school under changes by the Ford government.

The Telegram
Memorial University students are target of phishing, possible job scam
On their first day of classes, Memorial University students got a real-life lesson in protecting their personal information.

Feds announce $200K for sexual violence prevention at N.S. universities
As university students return to Nova Scotia for another school year, academic institutions are looking at how to better address and prevent sexualized violence on their campuses.

Student unions promise to make noise during election
University student unions across Canada say they’ll to make sure their voices are heard during this fall’s federal election.

Globe and Mail
University is not a harder version of high school (and more first-timer advice)
So you’ve graduated high school, and are off to university in the fall? Congratulations!

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