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Headlines for July 31, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JUL 31 2017

Toronto Star
The building that raised Toronto’s imagination

Controversial in its time, Will Alsop’s playful OCAD University building helped the city grow up and kicked off its architectural boom.

Globe and Mail
Long-awaited High Arctic Research Station nearly complete: group

A decade after it was first promised, Canada’s new High Arctic Research Station is nearly complete and already giving scientists access to a vast new section of ice and tundra.

Regina Leader-Post
Letter: Canada’s minister of science replies to U of R prof’s criticism

The Canada 150 Research Chairs program is designed to help universities attract top-tier international researchers, including Canadian scientists working abroad, Kirsty Duncan writes.

Globe and Mail
Access to ‘ethical’ food often available only to the wealthy, study says

The study, by University of Guelph researcher Kelly Hodgins and professor Evan Fraser, highlights a paradox within the “ethical eating” movement.

Pursuing the MD dream: How Caribbean-trained Canadian doctors struggle to come home

MDs who studied medicine abroad suggest thinking hard before making a decision.

Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta cyclotron could meet province’s demand for medical isotopes

Alberta has the potential to become completely self-sufficient in the production of medical isotopes.

$24.5M of bailout cash for Acadia comes as news to other universities

Ongoing emergency financial support from the province for Acadia University is coming as news to other university presidents in Nova Scotia.

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