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Headlines for June 14, 2017


Ottawa Citizen
Opinion: A big step forward for Canada’s federal scientists

Since the election of Donald Trump, Canada has been distancing itself from U.S. policies on everything from immigration to human rights to science.

Policy Options
Libraries and the copyright (balancing) act

Librarians will propose improvements to the Copyright Act, including better representation of the public interest at the Copyright Board.

Edmonton Journal
Bilingual nursing program may be coming to U of Regina

Pending federal funding, seven students will be accepted to the French-English program beginning in September 2018. Half of the program will be offered in French and half in English.

University World News
Opinion: Why part-time conditions matter to full-time faculty

While the working conditions of these sessional instructors is a central problem to be tackled at universities, many full-time professors are also awakening to the rising difficulties associated with their job.

The Telegram
MUN scientists among national group urging enhanced protection for marine protected areas

Two Memorial University professors are among a group of 15 Canadian scientists who have appealed to the federal government for stronger conservation measures in marine protected areas.

Montreal Gazette
McGill gets $3 million to fund research into cutting greenhouse gases

McGill University researchers at Macdonald campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue got some welcome news Monday when the federal government announced nearly $3 million in funding for research projects that will help farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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