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Headlines for September 27, 2023


Hill Times
Time to fix the inequity in Canadian research council grants

The federal government should overhaul Canada’s granting agencies with an equity lens for a healthier and more robust research ecosystem that would benefit everyone.

CBC News
Ottawa unveils new AI code of conduct for Canadian companies

Code comes a day after the industry minister announced amendments to the government’s AI and privacy bill.

Globe and Mail
Students at Brescia University, Canada’s last publicly funded women’s college, push back against merger plan

Students and faculty at Brescia University College are pushing back against a proposed merger with Western University in the hope they can stop the country’s last publicly funded women’s institution from being absorbed by its larger neighbour.

CBC News
Laurentian University meets its enrolment predictions this year, says interim president

The Sudbury, Ont. university saw a big drop in first-year enrolment after it filed for insolvency in 2021.

Global News
University of Regina introduces new Indigenous engagement plan to further reconciliation

The University of Regina is taking steps towards reconciliation, aiming to position itself as a leader in Indigenous engagement and education.

Prince George Citizen
Quest University sale details redacted from newly disclosed agreements

Significant information regarding Capilano University’s acquisition of the troubled Squamish school were censored from records disclosed under freedom of information law.

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