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Headlines for Jan. 18, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 18 2017

Ottawa Citizen
World’s main list of ‘predatory’ science publishers vanishes with no warning

On Sunday, his website went blank. Only the headline, Scholarly Open Access, remains.

Globe and Mail
Ontario colleges could increase executive pay by more than 50%

Colleges are consulting on “compensation frameworks” setting out the maximum pay that senior leaders in the public sector are eligible for under a process introduced in the fall.

Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta culling 14 programs from arts faculty

Dwindling enrolment numbers may force the University of Alberta to suspend admissions to 14 arts major and honours programs in 2018.

Feds fails on First Nations child health delivery: Cindy Blackstock

Blackstock says the government still has not adequately responded to legal orders put forward by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Brampton Guardian
Deputy Premier issues call for bids on Brampton university campus

Deb Matthews calls on schools to create something ‘never before seen anywhere else in the world’.

Montreal Gazette
Editorial: Sexual violence and Quebec universities

No place in our society is immune from the scourge of sexual violence. But a new study reveals just how prevalent it is at Quebec universities.

NSCAD University students designing greeting cards for inmates

‘Designers can do things that can help bring about change in society,’ says NSCAD professor May Chung.

Toronto Star
Mature students to get more post-secondary help

Reforms to grant system mean free tuition for many low-income students, and for the first time includes adults.

MUN eligible for federal rebates on book tax, but students aren’t

Finance Minister Cathy Bennett said Memorial University can take advantage of federal rebates. Those rebates do not apply to students, however.

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