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Headlines for May 10, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 10 2017

U of Sask. defends prof’s Monsanto ties, but some faculty disagree

A senior University of Saskatchewan official says there’s nothing wrong with the ties between its professor and agribusiness giant Monsanto, but some current and former faculty disagree.

Mother earns PhD despite terminal cancer

Precilla Veigas received her PhD at the University of Toronto in a special ceremony because of a terminal cancer diagnosis.

MUN proposes keeping tuition freeze for N.L. students, but new fees will hit all

Memorial University is proposing to keep its tuition freeze for in-province students and a tuition increase for new students from outside the province in fall 2018.

Toronto Sun
Famed University of Alberta paleontologist Phil Currie part of team studying world’s largest dinosaur eggs

A Chinese farmer has led paleontologist Phil Currie to a nest containing the largest dinosaur eggs ever found.

‘It’s not fair’: International students get into RRC course faster, Manitoba man says

Rashminder Pal says he was offered to enrol as international student if he paid higher fee.

Edward Snowden tells universities Trump’s firing of FBI director is alarming

The decision by U.S. President Donald Trump is part of a global shift away from the democratic oversight of powerful people, according to Edward Snowden.

Opinion: In defence of youth councils

Spending on youth councils benefits everyone, argues the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada’s National Youth Council.

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