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Headlines for April 12, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 12 2017

Times Higher Education
Canada science review: will funding plea be put into practice?

Scholars applaud recommendation to increase cash for basic research, but question significance of post-budget release.

Georgia Straight
Opinion: Canada has two ministers of science, yet budget 2017 barely mentions science

University researchers across Canada are stunned and puzzled, writes UBC mathematics professor Nassif Ghoussoub.

Globe and Mail
University of Toronto in negotiations with Ontario over admission cuts

The talks are occurring as part of the province’s long-term strategy to implement a “differentiation” framework for postsecondary institutions in Ontario.

Globe and Mail
Professor apologizes for complaint against B.C. judge hearing sex-assault case

A law professor who filed a complaint against a Supreme Court judge hearing a sexual assault case has issued an apology, saying there were no grounds for the claim.

Global News
Manitoba budget 2017: Province slashes tuition rebate

Manitobans won’t be getting any new tax breaks and post-secondary graduates will have less money in their pockets following the new provincial budget.

CBC
Lower income families in P.E.I. still struggling to get children into higher education

The number of 19-year-olds enrolled in post-secondary education is increasing.

National Post
‘The calm before the next eruption’: McGill debates academic freedom as fallout from Potter affair continues

He was not present and his name was hardly uttered, but Andrew Potter cast a shadow over a McGill lecture hall as a panel debated the limits of academic freedom.

Financial Post
Is law school worth it? Non-practising lawyers say yes

Some 7,500 of Ontario’s licensed lawyers are employed in other occupations.

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