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Headlines for Aug. 10, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | AUG 10 2017

CBC
Wab Kinew pledges free tuition for kids aging out of care system

The Manitoba NDP leadership hopeful says systemic barriers prevent many from attending university.

Ottawa Citizen
Sexual assault trial involving two former U of O hockey players delayed again

The trial’s new date is set for February 2018.

CBC
Two Fredericton universities establish first Canadian research chairs in cannabis

St. Thomas and the University of New Brunswick plan to fill new positions in 2018.

Maclean’s
Innovative science research in Canada is dying a silent death

Opinion: Federal science funding continues to be cut, shuttering labs and slowing innovation. And Canadians should be mad.

Regina Leader-Post
Opinion: Three things to remember when building a board

Commentary on the appointment of Grant Devine to the board of the U of Saskatchewan misses an important question: What qualifies an individual to serve on a board?

Globe and Mail
Opinion: A tricky question to answer

What am I going to do with my English degree? Caela Fenton finds herself answering that question far too often.

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