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Headlines for April 5, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | APR 05 2017

Winnipeg Free Press
NDP raises alarm over tuition rebates

The NDP is stoking fears the Pallister government’s April 11 budget could kill a program that pays out more than $50 million a year in tuition rebates to graduates who stay in the province.

Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa research helps reduce women’s need for lifetime of blood thinners

Research led by a U of Ottawa professor yielded a rule that would allow physicians to assess whether female patients are at low risk for developing another blood clot.

CTV
UBC researchers attempt to grow human eye tissue with drugs

Researchers at UBC aim to replace the missing tissue and restore lost vision by administering a medication.

Ottawa Citizen
Lawsuit by U of O hockey players not charged with sexual assault to proceed as a class action

A judge has certified the lawsuit filed by player Andrew Creppin, allowing the 22 players who aren’t facing criminal charges to sue the university as a group.

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