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Headlines for Nov. 30, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 30 2017

Globe and Mail
Census 2016: Canadians, including recent immigrants, are among most educated in the world

Canada’s labour force is increasingly reliant on well-educated immigrants who are enjoying employment rates that are broadly in line with the national average.

Memorial University orders sexual harassment probe at med school

The university is calling in an outside investigator amid allegations of sexual harassment at its medical school.

Times Colonist
Royal Roads seeks new president; Cahoon plans to return to teaching

It’s expected the new president and vice-chancellor will be named in the spring and installed in January 2019, at which point Cahoon will return to teaching.

New Mulroney Institute is bankrolled by billionaires steeped in scandal

The institute got a good chunk of its financing from donors embroiled in international controversy, a joint investigation by CBC/Radio-Canada and the Toronto Star has found.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Canada’s troubling downward trend in work-force skills

Despite more Canadians obtaining a postsecondary education between 2003 and 2012, literacy and numeracy skills have slid, writes Parisa Mahboubi, senior policy analyst at the C.D. Howe Institute.

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