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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Aug. 28, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | AUG 28 2017

Toronto Star
Ottawa to students: We will pay companies to give you a work placement

The federal government is spending $73 million to create 10,000 work placements for students over the next four years.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster students get move-in help from Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the McMaster University campus on move-in day, Saturday, during his south Ontario tour.

CTV
StatCan launches new effort to collect data on infrastructure

Urban and rural municipalities will have until November to respond to the survey, and Statistics Canada officials say they expect to have the first results ready by next summer.

CBC
‘Extreme examples’ shouldn’t undermine free-speech pledge, Scheer says

He told CBC Radio’s The House, “I absolutely condemn any type of those racist sentiments or anything that does not promote the values of inclusiveness and tolerance and openness.”

Global News
Video: Helping students who are struggling to transition into post-secondary school life

Emily Ower with Jack.org joins Global Calgary to bring awareness to student mental health as they transition from high school to post-secondary education.

Global News
Video: Schools set out to create more inclusive campus living

Humber College has had gender inclusive living as an option since 2014. Now Ryerson University is offering a similar option for students looking to live on campus.

Windsor Star
University of Windsor gives up on law school in Paul Martin Building

The decision came after more than five years of intensive lobbying by the city and the university.

CBC
Underwater livestream from Arctic Ocean to be Canadian first

The “live dive,” organized by two University of Victoria graduates in partnership with the Canada C3 expedition, will be streaming from Cambridge Bay, Nunavut on Sunday.

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