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Headlines for July 4, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JUL 04 2017

Meet the young scientists who hope to save N.L.’s fishery

A race is underway in laboratories in Newfoundland and Labrador to dispel the darkness caused by years of cuts to fisheries science.

Globe and Mail
Ryerson Students’ Union issues demands for Indigenous justice

The RSU used July 1 to make public a list of demands to university leaders that include changing the school’s name and tearing down a campus statue of Egerton Ryerson.

Regina Leader-Post
Opinion: Canada 150 and indigenous post-secondary education

One way of beginning to redress injustice is to close the gaps in post-secondary education for indigenous and non-indigenous Canadians, write Vianne Timmons and Stephen King.

Toronto Star
Editorial: Trudeau government must invest in basic science

Science Minister Kirsty Duncan didn’t promise new investment for scientific research Wednesday, and that’s a shame.

Waterloo Region Record
Discovery by McMaster team provides key for targeted cancer treatment

A reason why certain drugs work for some cancer patients but not others has been identified by a team of McMaster University researchers.

Policy Options
Opinion: The elusive data behind copyright reform

In the absence of data, scholars, legislators and other stakeholders are forced to grope in the dark about what copyright reform has wrought, Bob Tarantino writes.

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