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Headlines for Sept. 28, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 28 2017

National Post
Trudeau names Mona Nemer as chief scientist with aim of unmuzzling federal researchers

Nemer will head up a $2-million budget and one of her mandates is to keep government science accessible and public.

Globe and Mail
Climbing number of foreign students puts B.C. university’s cap system to the test

Schools must juggle that increasing demand while remaining committed to the number of spaces they offer to domestic students.

Report on Business Magazine
Inside Canada’s race to produce the world’s first commercial quantum computer

Two Canadian camps are on the cusp of commercializing quantum technology—potentially leading a multibillion-dollar tech revolution. Who will make the leap first?

Global News
Video: MacEwan University unveils new facility for budding artists

The university has unveiled its shiny new building in downtown Edmonton.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of Saskatchewan appoints Cameco-funded Indigenous health chair

The appointment will result in “transformational change” in health care, according to the dean of its medical school.

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