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Headlines for Aug. 18, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | AUG 18 2017

CBC
Professor develops ’emotional assistant’ for Alzheimer’s

A tool developed at the University of Waterloo addresses ‘emotional disconnect’ and supports caregivers.

Hamilton Spectator
University of Guelph receives $20M gift to fund Arrell Food Institute

The university says the gift from two alumni is the largest it has ever received.

CBC
Partial loss of UBC research forest to fire leads to unlikely research opportunities

Ten per cent of a research forest operated by the University of British Columbia near Williams Lake has been burned by wildfire this summer.

Times Colonist
UVic’s Innovation Centre adds to thriving tech sector

An infusion of $450,000 has helped 75 companies get rolling, with 20 of them getting products and services to market.

P.E.I. Guardian
Opinion: Retaining international students as immigrants

Atlantic Canada international students must play key role in success of growth strategy, writes Peter Halpin, executive director, Association of Atlantic Universities.

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