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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Sept. 19, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | SEP 19 2017

Global News
Video: A closer look at the University of Alberta’s dino lab

Kent Morrison takes a look at a unique and popular volunteer program hidden at the University of Alberta: the dino lab.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
New pact between City of Saskatoon and U of S touted as first in Canada

The memorandum outlines several areas of collaboration between the city and the university.

Chronicle Herald
Innovation accelerator attracts high-profile mentors

Offered in conjunction with Dalhousie University, CDL-Atlantic’s first cohort will begin in December under the leadership of Jesse Rodgers, the chief executive of Volta Labs in Halifax.

Toronto Star
BMO donates $21 million to be shared by seven Toronto hospitals

Affiliated with U of T, the hospitals will receive the donation over the next 10 years, “the biggest philanthropic commitment” in the company’s 200-year history, a spokesperson says.

CBC
McMaster University banning smoking on all campuses

The school said that the move, effective Jan. 1, 2018, will make the university Ontario’s first “100% tobacco and smoke-free campus.”

Toronto Life
These incubators are hatching the titans of tomorrow

Six operations that provide space, training and sage advice.

London Free Press
Western University students fight back against Homecoming date change

Western U’s move to push back its annual home­coming celebration is facing resistance from students again.

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