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Headlines for May 24, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 24 2017

Canada Summer Jobs funding requests surpass Ottawa’s expectations

Almost 42,000 businesses have applied to hire a student through the Canada Summer Jobs program.

Calgary Herald
It took 33 years, but this 93-year-old finally got her university degree

The 93-year-old has been studying at Athabasca University for 33 years, and on June 8 she will be receiving a bachelor of general studies degree.

Global News
Western University study shows promise for earlier dementia diagnoses

Researchers at Western University found that something as simple as walking and talking can be a predictor of dementia.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: The role of business schools in an increasingly urban, populist world

“Curricula are remarkably silent on how stable societies filled with prosperous families and governments that analyze problems using science perform better.”

Globe and Mail
Ottawa to kick off $950-million innovation ‘supercluster’ competition

Initial applications for the funds will be due July 21 from industry-led consortiums in eight high-potential sectors.

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