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Headlines for May 4, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAY 04 2017

Toronto Star
Ontario announces increased funding for post-secondary mental health services

Provincial support of on-campus mental health care resources in Ontario will rise from $9 million to $15 million per year.

Kathleen Wynne promotes budget to University of Waterloo students

Premier Kathleen Wynne touted her government’s latest budget – and highlighted pharmacare for people under the age of 24 – to students at UWaterloo Wednesday morning.

U of M was threatened with funding cuts unless it froze wages, Manitoba Labour Board hears

The University of Manitoba was told by the Pallister government that funding could be cut if it didn’t freeze wages for faculty, the Manitoba Labour Board heard Wednesday.

National Post
After ‘In Defense of Transracialism’ sparks outrage, editors of philosophy journal castigate its Canadian author

The editors of an influential feminist philosophy journal have denounced an academic research paper that argues racial identity can be just as fluid as gender.

Ottawa Business Journal
Canadian workforce seeing baby boomer boon, but lacks young talent: Statistics Canada

The proportion of Canadians aged 15 to 64 grew just 0.4 per cent between 2011 and 2016, its lowest rate since 1851, comprising 66.5 per cent of the population.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of S using biowaste to clean up fuel-soaked soil

Soil scientists from the University of Saskatchewan are developing groundbreaking techniques to clean up fuel spills.

Money isn’t MUN’s only problem: infrastructure woes reveal safety concerns

Leaks, cracks, fading facade, and makeshift fixes are among the issues plaguing buildings at Memorial University.

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