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Headlines for March 17, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 17 2017

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of S may admit more low-income medical students

The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine hopes to start reserving spots for students who come from less fortunate socio-economic backgrounds.

Funding needed to avert ‘death blow’ to Inuit language in Nunavut, academics say

Education researchers are calling for government funding to train Inuit teachers before it’s too late.

Global News
U of A astronomers discover closest known star in orbit of a black hole

Arash Bahramian, a doctoral student from the University of Alberta, has made an important astronomical discovery.

Globe and Mail
Foreign-trained accountants offered path forward

What trained newcomers need is an introduction to the Canadian workplace, language skills and Canada-specific knowledge about their industry.

The Trump Travel Ban Could Hit U.S. Colleges’ Bottom Line

There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence that Canada, which made attracting international students part of its national economic strategy in 2014, is likely to gain.

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