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Headlines for Nov. 9, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 09 2017

Arctic climate research lab funding renewed for two more years: Duncan

Science Minister Kirsty Duncan says $1.6 million will be provided to keep the Polar Environmental Atmospheric Research Laboratory, or PEARL, running until the fall of 2019.

Memorial teepee honours Indigenous veterans across Turtle Island

Standing front and centre at the First Nations University of Canada’s Regina campus is a large glass teepee that can be seen as you drive northbound on Ring Road from the city’s south end.

Global News
Western University student under investigation in wake of FOCO gathering

One of the roughly 11,000 people who gathered on Broughdale for the so-called FOCO, or fake homecoming, is under investigation.

Toronto Star
U of T’s endowment, pension funds have investments in two offshore tax havens

There is nothing illegal about U of T’s investments, yet for publicly funded institutions of higher learning, the move into secretive offshore tax havens comes with risks, experts say.

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