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Headlines for Sept. 21, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | SEP 21 2017

Cape Breton Post
StFX breaks ground on Mulroney Institute

The $100 million project includes new academic programs and a centre for innovation.

Metro
University of Toronto wants to butt out smoking on campus

The move comes as Hamilton’s McMaster University announced Monday it would go smoke free by Jan. 1.

CBC
New post-secondary program puts Inuit youth in touch with their culture

18 students between the ages of 17 and 38 enrolled in Nunavik Sivunitsavut, the first program of its kind in Quebec.

Times Colonist
$13.5-million boost for Indigenous students at VIU

Vancouver Island University is increasing learning opportunities for Indigenous students after receiving $13.5 million in new funding.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: The best way to improve access to postsecondary education isn’t through tax policy

“The problem with all of these targeted tax incentives is they are aimed at parents and create an advantage for those with higher incomes,” Lisa Philipps writes.

CBC
Canadians are confused about science vs. opinion, poll suggests

Almost half of survey respondents think the science of global warming is still unclear.

CBC
Gender equality progress touted by University of Waterloo at United Nations

The University of Waterloo says it has made progress in gender equality since becoming part of the HeForShe Impact 10x10x10 initiative.

Windsor Star
New contract for U of W profs contains salary hikes, paid leaves

The University of Windsor has a new four-year contract with its professors.

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