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Headlines for Sept. 8, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | SEP 08 2017

Global News
It’s cheaper for Quebec students to rent than stay in dorms

A growing number of university students in Quebec are choosing to live in private apartments instead of student housing, according to a new survey.

CBC
Opioid prescribing guidelines OK despite conflict of interest, CIHR review finds

A report concludes that the conflict violated committee’s own rules, but there was no evidence it affected results.

Global News
Einstein Youth Forum aims to inspire young people to become innovation leaders

The forum’s founder believes the time is ripe for Canada and Montreal to lead in innovation.

CBC
Canada’s largest radio telescope unveiled in British Columbia

The new $16M telescope is an all-Canadian project between universities and the National Research Council of Canada.

Metro News
Now the time to act on Alberta’s post-secondary diversification plans: research

A University of Calgary Public School of Policy research paper explores the risks of diversifying post-secondary programs in a post oil province.

National Post
The Latest: DeVos to seek public input on Title IX rules

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says any new policy on investigating sexual assault on college campus must balance the rights of victims and the accused.

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