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Headlines for Jan. 19, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 19 2017

Dalhousie researcher’s discovery may lead to new heart treatments

Dr. Alex Quinn is part of a team at the Halifax university that found scar tissue in damaged heart regions can connect with healthy tissue.

Brampton Guardian
Over 150,000 students to receive free tuition through ‘transformed’ OSAP

More students will be eligible for free tuition or more generous non-repayable grants for post-secondary education, MPP Sophie Kiwala announced on Tuesday, Jan. 17.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Making campus a home to more indigenous students one of university’s top accomplishments in 2016: U of S president

As 2016 closed and the new year dawned, Peter Stoicheff reflects on his first full year in office and to look ahead to what’s next in 2017.

Montreal Gazette
Microsoft plans to double size of Maluuba’s Montreal office by 2019

In the next five years, Microsoft has committed $6 million to the Université de Montréal and $1 million to McGill University, which includes about 150 researchers.

Montreal Gazette
Bell donates $250,000 to Montreal Neuro for mental-health resources

As part of an effort to improve mental-health services for immigrants and refugees in Montreal, Bell announced a $250,000 donation on Wednesday to the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital.

UBC Vancouver ready to open new $39M aquatic centre

The University of British Columbia has finished building a new pool on its Vancouver campus.

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