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Headlines for June 21, 2017


CBC News Toronto
Newly named cabin ‘a real space to have hard conversations’ for Indigenous students at York U

Formerly Hart House, the space will now be called Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, or House of Great Peace.

Globe and Mail
OECD’s message for Canada on ‘inclusive growth’: Lots of room to do better

Canada ranks fifth out of 38 countries on the OECD’s “Better Life Index,” which attempts to gauge how a country’s economic growth translates to the well-being of its citizens. Canada has also enjoyed better-than-average improvement among OECD countries in the past 20 years in standard of living, as measured across a broad range of indicators including longevity, income, employment and equality in addition to economic growth.

Globe and Mail
Former TDSB director guilty of plagiarizing his PhD, panel says

The disgraced former leader of Canada’s largest school board has been found guilty by his alma mater of plagiarizing parts of his PhD dissertation, with a recommendation that he be stripped of his degree.

Clarivate Analytics
Canada at 150: The Canadian research landscape

As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, 2017 offers an opportunity to explore Canadian scientific accomplishments over the years and examine the nation’s future potential on the world research stage.

My Prince George Now
UNBC unveils new research data centre

Graduate students and approved researchers no longer have to travel to access Statistics Canada data.

CTV News
Ontario employers say it’s challenging to find qualified talent: report

The report, called Talent in Transition: Addressing the Skills Mismatch in Ontario, identifies 10 recommendations that will better align the skills acquired by Ontarians with those required by employers.

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