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Headlines for March 17, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | MAR 17 2017

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of S may admit more low-income medical students

The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine hopes to start reserving spots for students who come from less fortunate socio-economic backgrounds.

CBC
Funding needed to avert ‘death blow’ to Inuit language in Nunavut, academics say

Education researchers are calling for government funding to train Inuit teachers before it’s too late.

Canada.com
Trudeau budget rumoured not to top up $800 million innovation fund, but will lay out how cash will be dolled out

Innovation and skills training will be a key theme of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s second budget, due for release March 22 in Ottawa.

Global News
U of A astronomers discover closest known star in orbit of a black hole

Arash Bahramian, a doctoral student from the University of Alberta, has made an important astronomical discovery.

Globe and Mail
Foreign-trained accountants offered path forward

What trained newcomers need is an introduction to the Canadian workplace, language skills and Canada-specific knowledge about their industry.

Fortune
The Trump Travel Ban Could Hit U.S. Colleges’ Bottom Line

There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence that Canada, which made attracting international students part of its national economic strategy in 2014, is likely to gain.

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