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Headlines for Nov. 16, 2017


National Post
Quebec bill looks at intimate relationships between students and professors

Quebec universities are reviewing their sexual-violence policies following the introduction of a provincial bill that would require them to develop guidelines for intimate relationships between students and faculty.

Globe and Mail
Canadian university degrees still highly valued by employers worldwide: survey

Five Canadian universities appear among the Top 100 on this year’s Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking table.

The PIE News
Outbound mobility “vital tool” for Canada’s future

A “carefully crafted and adequately funded” strategy to more than double the number of Canadian students abroad has been proposed in a report released by the University of Ottawa’s Centre for International Policy Studies and the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.

Double Majors: they help with landing a job (but only a bit)

There’s little research in Canada on whether multiple majors lead to career success. But the United States offers some clues.

Globe and Mail
Why don’t women go into engineering? Because they think they can’t, researcher finds

New research shows that if governments have to choose, focusing efforts on early learning interventions will have the most impact.

Globe and Mail
Trudeau urged to intervene in case of Ottawa professor jailed in France

Supporters of Hassan Diab, an Ottawa professor jailed in France for three years, are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to intervene in his case after French authorities blocked his release for the eighth time on Tuesday.

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