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Headlines for Jan. 13, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 13 2022

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Government of Canada backs over 5,500 trailblazing Canadian researchers

This major investment of over $550 million, part of the government’s ongoing effort to support Canada’s science and research sector, will strengthen the country’s research enterprise.

Bell Canada
Bell Let’s Talk announces $1M in funding for post-secondary student mental health programs

Grants from the Bell Let’s Talk Post-Secondary Fund have been awarded to 16 Canadian colleges, universities and cégeps to support them in implementing mental health initiatives.

The National Post
UBC obtains 1st edition of Shakespeare’s First Folio, promises ‘unprecedented’ public access

The 1623 publication, also known as the First Folio, was released by Shakespeare’s colleagues seven years after his death.

Times Colonist
Comment: $238 textbooks and more: profiting off of ‘decolonization’

‘Canada’s decolonial and reconciliation movements are neither perfect nor immune from criticism. Both are infected with profiteers, idiots and lunatics.’

Global News
University of Manitoba Students’ Union on return to remote learning

University of Manitoba Students’ Union president Brendan Scott talks about post-secondary students learning from home when they return in January.

CBC News
‘Exciting’ to see UWindsor launch anti-Black racism course, professor says

In a news release Tuesday, the university said the course, The Fundamentals of Race and Anti-Black Racism, will teach students about race issues, anti-Black racism and the “construct of whiteness.”

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