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Headlines for Feb. 27, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 27 2017

CBC
New tuition bursary program will keep province competitive, says minister

The program will help more New Brunswickers get a postsecondary education and keep the province’s universities and colleges competitive, said Don Arseneault.

National Post
How will Ottawa spur innovation in Canada? Here’s 15 ideas Trudeau’s cabinet is almost certain to consider

As PM Justin Trudeau and his cabinet try to deliver on their promised “Innovation Agenda,” they will have plenty of policy options from plenty of sources.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: When luring foreign investment, don’t forget the human factor

“We were able to establish a shared mandate with a leading Canadian university and a new business development manager who is now prospecting early-stage research opportunities,” writes Eric Bosco.

CBC
U of A waives application fees for 132 students affected by Trump travel ban

Virtual technology is helping university students participate in U.S. conferences.

Montreal Gazette
McGill student society executive resigns over sexual misconduct allegations

An executive member of McGill University’s student union has resigned over allegations of sexual misconduct posted online by students who banded together to denounce him.

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