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Headlines for Feb. 28, 2018


Re-investing in research: Budget 2018 makes a massive commitment

The federal government is committing nearly $6.6 billion to foster innovation and science.

Huffington Post Canada
Canadian universities to face funding cuts if they fail to address campus sexual assaults

The threat was levied in the 2018 federal budget.

Guelph Mercury Tribune
Feds put billions behind reconciliation

Tuesday’s budget earmarks $4.7 billion over five years for Indigenous children and families, housing and health, and propelling First Nations toward self-government.

Toronto Star
Janet Rossant wins L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science award

The Toronto-based scientist and pioneering stem-cell researcher is one of five women being hailed by the program as this year’s Laureate of North America.

Montreal Gazette
Bishop’s University reassures protesting U.S. students seeking admission to school

Involvement in the protests against gun violence will not negatively affect their admission to Bishop’s, school says in letter.

Global News
Saskatoon, University of Saskatchewan sign historic agreement

The City of Saskatoon and the University of Saskatchewan signed a memorandum of understanding to address urban planning, land development, reconciliation, and transit.

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