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Headlines for Sept. 7, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | SEP 07 2017

Toronto Star
Brampton council endorses $150M university plan

The commitment includes $100 million toward a “joint-use centre for education, innovation and collaboration.”

University tuition fees in Canada jump 3.1% on average, StatsCan reports

The agency reports average yearly fees are $6,571 for undergraduate programs.

Six months later, Trudeau government still has no chief science adviser

The Liberals promised to create the new advisory post during the 2015 election following reports of muzzled public scientists.

Global News
Post-secondary students in Lethbridge receive government support for mental health

The Alberta government will be investing a combined $1.2 million each year for three years for mental health at U of Lethbridge and Lethbridge College.

Globe and Mail
Sheldon Levy leaving Wynne’s government to become CEO of Next Canada

The former president of Ryerson University is set to become CEO of Next Canada, a non-profit that aims to develop Canada’s next generation of entrepreneurs.

Prince George Citizen
Adult basic education numbers expected to rebound with free tuition

High school upgrading and English language classes now being offered tuition free again as of Sept. 1.

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