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Headlines for Jan. 4, 2019

By ANQI SHEN | JAN 04 2019

Globe and Mail
At 21, this aerospace engineering student, former refugee has created her first invention

“I want to reach girls and tell them they don’t have to limit themselves to traditional jobs,” Ms. Bakarian says.

Ottawa Citizen
Feds worry technology will force ’vulnerable’ groups out of labour force

The government is in the midst of a wide review of its skills-training programs and the results could feed into any new spending the Liberals are eyeing.

Quill & Quire
A recent study paints a grim portrait of academic contract life at Canadian postsecondary institutions

Terra Poirier’s new book includes 28 interviews with instructors, faculty members, artists, and students, alongside the author’s ghostly pinhole images.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Scholars are at risk all around the world – and Canada needs to lead

Political, social and economic instability increasingly threaten scholarly work in laboratories and classrooms around the world. Canada can step in, the authors write.

Times Colonist
Royal Roads University’s new president takes reins, with an accent on history

Philip Steenkamp, the president of Royal Roads University, took a seat at a newly resurrected desk Wednesday, marking his first day on the job.

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