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Headlines for Oct. 19, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 19 2017

London Free Press
Billionaire Prem Watsa named Huron University College’s first chancellor

The Western University affiliate college has appointed Canadian business leader Prem Watsa to the new position, the first in the 154-year history of the school.

Globe and Mail
Indigenous board member accuses Dalhousie University of ‘entrenched’ racism

A student representative on Dalhousie’s oversight board says she was subjected to institutionalized racism at a recent meeting, prompting an apology from the board’s chairman.

Ontario commits $30M for A.I. grads in bid to woo Amazon

The money will be used to “help facilitate work with colleges and universities across the province” to start graduating more sudents with applied master’s degrees of A.I.

RiverWest: Residents rebrand neighbourhood ‘overshadowed’ by University of Windsor

A neighbourhood without an identity of its own, one that feels “overshadowed” by the University of Windsor and its students, is quietly rebranding itself as RiverWest.

Measuring Excellence: How we rank Canada’s Universities

Answers to all of your questions about how Maclean’s 27th rankings were determined.

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