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Headlines for Sept. 1, 2017


How MacEwan University got duped out of $11.8 million by scammers

Staff direct payments to fraudulent account after spear phishing attack.

National Post
Opinion: Ontario doesn’t need another Francophone university. Why is Wynne promising one?

The Ontario government is well aware of this struggle to fill post-secondary seats. That’s what makes it so surprising to hear that Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals are creating an entirely new French-language university.

Toronto Sun
Opinion: Trudeau’s making it tougher on students

As doctors, other professionals and small business owners gear up for a tax war with federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau and the Liberals, post-secondary students have quietly — and for most, unknowingly — taken a serious financial hit as well.

Globe and Mail
Column: How to create a postsecondary-funding plan today

Along with the start of postsecondary school comes the cost of that education.

Montreal Gazette
Opinion: It’s time for Canada to reinvest in university research

Over the past few days, 310,000 students have arrived on campus at universities across Quebec.

CBC News Nova Scotia
Universities in Nova Scotia stocking campuses with naloxone kits

At least three Nova Scotia universities are training staff, students and security officers on how to administer naloxone, a potentially life-saving medication, to prepare for the possibility of an opioid overdose on campus.

Montreal Gazette
N.D.G. residents oppose plan to build Concordia science hub on Loyola campus green space

Concordia University’s plan to build a new science centre on its Loyola campus could be in jeopardy because some residents are unhappy that it will be built on green space.

Sudbury Star
French university would hurt LaurentianU: Student group

A French-language university in southern Ontario would sap students and funds from Laurentian, a local student group is warning.

CBC News New Brunswick
U of M students about to get taste of new alcohol policy

University of Moncton says it developed its 1st alcohol policy to protect students.

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