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Headlines for Oct. 16, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 16 2017

UBC researchers pull paper linking vaccine component to autism after data alleged to be manipulated

One of the co-authors claims figures were deliberately altered before publication — an issue he says he realized after allegations of data manipulation surfaced online.

Record number of students flock to Quebec’s smallest English-language university

An increasing number of students are coming from abroad to study, with the largest chunk of them coming from the United States.

Atlantic university enrolments down, but UPEI bucking trend

Overall, total enrolments are down 0.44 per cent to 85,901. Prince Edward Island was the only province to record an increase in numbers.

Toronto Star
Police arrest 22 as Halifax neighbourhood overrun by Dalhousie University homecoming parties

Police made a number of arrests at several off-campus parties — with one bash entertaining an estimated 1,500 people.

PIE News
Canada organises east coast tour for Chinese media

The Canadian government hopes the tour will enable the Chinese public to “gain a better understanding of and appreciation for Canadian education”.

Faculty seeks provincial probe into academic freedom at University of Calgary

The U of Calgary’s faculty association is calling for a governance probe, saying for-profit structures have no place in a university setting.

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