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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Feb. 12, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | FEB 12 2018

Toronto Star
International Day of Women and Girls in Science encourages girls to consider STEM

In 1987, 20 per cent of people in STEM fields were women; that figure is still just 22 per cent today. Ottawa is hoping to change that.

CBC
McGill students’ society moves to fill loophole in campus sexual violence policy

SSMU wants clearer rules on how to handle complaints and training after a student executive resigned last year.

Globe and Mail
Ottawa urged to ask Iran for autopsy on Canadian academic who died in prison

The New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran say it’s up to Canada to push Tehran to conduct an autopsy on environmental researcher Kavous Seyed-Emami.

Maclean’s
Residences and housing at Canadian universities: What’s new and hot

Innovative and inclusive offerings have student residences struggling to meet demand

CBC
More than 500 scientists demand improved pollution laws in Canada

The etter asks to put the onus on companies to show their products are safe.

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