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Headlines for June 19, 2017


Globe and Mail
Opinion: Science is still sexist. I know from my own experience

Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s minister of science talks about her experiences as a female scientist.

Times Higher Education
Canada relaxes immigration process for visiting academics

International professors on short stays will no longer need a work permit.

Ottawa Citizen
Project aims to help shatter healthcare’s leadership glass ceiling

At a time when women outnumber men at medical schools and make up 80 per cent of the health workforce, the number of women in health leadership roles makes a stark contrast.

Toronto Star
No easy cure for left-out medical-school grads

A record number of medical-school graduates this year missed out on residency programs, their final training stage, due to an “alarming trend” that puts at risk the hundreds of thousands of dollars provincial governments have invested in the next generation of Canadian doctors.

CBC News – Toronto
Indigenous student leader wants to inspire others with her success story

Jennifer Sylvester will graduate from U of T on June 20 despite being told she wasn’t cut out for university.

Toronto Star
University of Toronto gets ready for first-ever Black graduation ceremony

Event planned by students for grads from all programs on three campuses follows in footsteps of Harvard and other U.S. schools.

CBC News – Kitchener-Waterloo
International applications at Wilfrid Laurier University increase 48.3%

‘Laurier was a bit of an unknown’ in places like the Middle East, India.

Globe and Mail
Aspiring doctor struggling with debt found guilty of murdering fellow Dalhousie student

On Sunday, after a two-month-long trial and 22 hours of deliberations, the jury of six men and six women found the aspiring doctor guilty as charged. Immediately, sobbing and clapping erupted in the courtroom.

National Post
Opinion: ‘See if you can take the social-justice warriors out at the top,’ Jordan Peterson says

Kathleen Wynne is a radical leftist who wants to tear down the things that made Ontario, Canada and the West great, University of Toronto psychologist Jordan Peterson told a crowd assembled by Tory MPP Randy Hillier in Carleton Place on Thursday night.

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