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Headlines for July 14, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JUL 14 2017

An open letter to young Canadians in the sciences

Science can seem intimidating. But uncertainty, says Lauren Hayward Sierens, can be powerful if you embrace it.

Globe and Mail
Work-placement program should be expanded to college, polytechnic students: advocates

A federal plan to fund 10,000 short work and research placements should not be restricted to graduate students, advocates say.

Quill & Quire
Access Copyright wins landmark copyright case; York University ordered to pay tariffs for unfair “fair dealing”

The ruling is celebrated by publishers, authors, and industry organizations.

Dalhousie medical school struggling to attract black and Indigenous students

‘Candidates from diverse backgrounds might not apply because of an apprehension of bias,’ says a report.

Dalhousie student union faces backlash for not celebrating Canada 150

The decision was ‘an act of solidarity with our Indigenous members,’ says VP.

Laurentian University student starts ‘cultural camp’ for non-Indigenous youth

‘Indigenous people are welcoming and want you to learn about the culture,’ says Kaella-Marie Earle.

Byrne quizzical about MUN governance review

Memorial U’s board of regents promised swift action to implement the recommendations of a review, but Advanced Education and Skills Minister Gerry Byrne is skeptical.

Globe and Mail
Ontario student association apologizes for blocking pro-Israel group from event

The student association also said it would welcome the group at a future campus multicultural event.

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