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Headlines for May 18, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | May 18, 2017

Globe and Mail
Ontario universities facing supply-demand imbalance

Six months after the Ontario government announced a new university funding model, questions are being raised about whether the framework is flexible enough.

CBC
Management cuts of 15% coming to post-secondary schools in Manitoba: Premier

The trimming started with core government, spread to the crown corporations, and now colleges and universities will have to cut senior staff.

CBC
Future of MUN internal medicine program at stake following Royal College review

CBC News has learned that Memorial University’s faculty of medicine received a notice of intent to withdraw accreditation of its internal medicine program in late April.

Globe and Mail
U of T professor opposes transgender bill at Senate committee hearing

Jordan Peterson spoke against Bill C-16 at a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, arguing that support for the legislation was ideologically motivated.

Cape Breton Post
SSHRC awards interdisciplinary project led by CBU researcher

Led by Barb Glassey in the department of biology at Cape Breton University, the project will explore how connecting art and science can lead to a new way of learning.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Why copyright law poses a barrier to Canadian AI ambitions

Canada’s restrictive copyright rules may hamper the ability of companies and researchers to test and bring new AI services to market, writes Michael Geist.

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