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Headlines for March 6, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 06 2017

Globe and Mail
As students move away from the humanities, universities adapt

As data from Statistics Canada analyzed by The Globe and Mail reveal, there is no sign that the lack of interest in the humanities will reverse.

Liberals look at making skilled immigrant loans pilot project permanent

Qualified professional newcomers face a big cost barrier to securing credentials in Canada.

Globe and Mail
University of Guelph seeks to reduce mental-health stigma

The university is working with the Canadian Mental Health Association to bolster its counselling services, holding focus groups and a town hall this spring to survey students.

N.B. university to treat students banned by U.S. as ‘refugees’

The University of New Brunswick is preparing for the possibility of a new United States travel ban by declaring that it will treat applicants from affected countries as “refugees.”

Ottawa Citizen
University of Ottawa dean of medicine warns faculty against ‘politically charged sentiment’

The dean of uOttawa’s faculty of medicine has warned faculty members against using their roles as educators to make “personal or demeaning attacks on celebrities or politicians.”

Toronto Star
U of T assistant prof reviving Mohawk language

Ryan DeCaire is teaching the first-ever Mohawk language classes at U of T, and helping to revive a language that eight years ago he feared might die out.

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