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Headlines for April 27, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 27 2017

Globe and Mail
Science minister mulls forcing universities to attract more female researchers

Canada’s science minister says universities aren’t doing the heavy lifting to appoint more female research chairs, so she wants to force their hands.

Toronto Star
Asian OCAD student’s mock resumé forces others ‘to see who I am’

Many of the pieces in the OCAD’s graduate exhibition showcase the cultural diversity and experiences of the graduating class.

The Telegram
MUN misreporting financial data, Byrne says

Advanced Education and Skills Minister Gerry Byrne said the university needs to embrace greater transparency and management efficiency.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of S to examine senior administrators’ salaries

The University of Saskatchewan’s president says the institution will be “seriously looking at” the salaries paid to its top administrators in the wake of cuts to its operating grants.

CBC
U of R Rams disciplined for racist, sexual comments about U of S soccer players

U of Regina’s president considered cancelling football team’s 2016 season, but chose an ‘educational’ approach instead.

CBC
Dalhousie backpedals on cheating allegations against two tutoring schools

Halifax’s Chengguo Education was named in an email to commerce and management students.

Montreal Gazette
Union slams $120 million in budget cuts to MUHC over past five years

The union representing nursing staff at the McGill University Health Centre has sent an urgent letter to Health Minister Gaétan Barrette.

Montreal Gazette
Sophie D’Amours named rector of Université Laval, first woman to hold position

The Université Laval and the hospital in Quebec City attached to it elected a new rector on Wednesday.

CBC
Audio: Dominic Giroux to leave Laurentian University for CEO’s job at Health Sciences North

He will leave Laurentian University this August, but will keep the title of president as he moves to be the new head of the Sudbury hospital, Health Sciences North.

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