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Headlines for Aug. 17, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | AUG 17 2018

Ottawa Citizen
Competition Bureau warns students about fraudsters offering fake rentals

The Competition Bureau of Canada is warning post-secondary students about the increasing popularity of fraudulent rental scams, just as many are preparing to head back-to-school.

Toronto Star
Alberta funds over 400 new spots in post-secondary tech programs

Hundreds of spots in tech programs across Alberta are opening thanks to a government initiative aimed at nurturing the burgeoning tech sector.

CBC
Power imbalance makes medical students vulnerable to abuse: ethicist

With careers at stake, medical students might decide to keep silent rather than report a superior for wrongdoing, a university ethicist believes.

CBC
Halifax doc warns of surgery delays if Saudi medical residents forced to leave

Saudi students have been given until Aug. 31 to return home.

PIE News
CBIE calls on federal government to invest in outward student mobility

The Canadian Bureau for International Education has submitted a proposal to the Ottawa parliament calling on the government to invest CA$10m to support outward student mobility.

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