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Headlines for Sept. 27, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 27 2017

Canada names new chief science adviser

Mona Nemer, a cardiology researcher at the University of Ottawa, has been named Canada’s new chief science adviser by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Meet Canada’s 1st female Indigenous surgeon

Dr. Nadine Caron says she knows, first-hand, that there’s a lot of work to be done to encourage Indigenous youth to seek careers in health care.

Cape Breton University slams provincial budget

Additional $1M for CBU doesn’t address long-standing funding imbalance, says administration.

U of M could lose $9.4M if faculty association wins court case: report

The UMFA is suing for wages lost during 2016 faculty strike.

Winnipeg Free Press
U of W gym policy labelled discriminatory

Student Joel Olfert said the changes, spearheaded by the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association and implemented Monday, are pushing a culture of exclusion under a veil of inclusion.

St. Thomas University professor dies after car collides with moose

Brian Carty died after his vehicle collided with a moose on the TransCanada Highway over the weekend.

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