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Headlines for Jan. 17, 2020

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JAN 17 2020

The Globe and Mail
The losses we can’t measure from the fall of Ukraine International Flight 752

When Ukraine airlines Flight 752 took off from Khomeini International Airport on Jan. 8, the 176 people on board could not have had the slightest hint of what would hit them moments after take off.

CTV News
Alberta says universities over budget; need to freeze travel, hiring, hosting

Alberta’s advanced education minister says post-secondary schools are going over budget and he’s urging them to immediately freeze hiring and stop spending on travel and hosting.

Edmonton Journal
‘An extremely difficult decision’: MacEwan University eliminates 10 positions citing provincial funding cuts

Ten employees at MacEwan University, including the director of student financial aid, were notified on Wednesday their positions will be eliminated at the end of January in the wake of deep provincial funding cuts to post-secondary.

CTV News
U of T partners with CAMH to deliver mental health services after task force calls for change

The University of Toronto is partnering with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to provide mental health support for students after a damning report called for major changes.

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