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Headlines for June 11, 2019

BY NATALIE SAMSON | JUN 11 2019

Hill Times
Why’d Duncan cancel the Network of National Centres of Excellence program?

The route to better policy is through public engagement. But this seems to be the last thing the Trudeau government wants.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Funding science research – Where is Canada going?

In trying to curb the deficit to $19.8 billion, the federal budget proposes $22.8 billion in new spending over six years, but with very little for science research.

Toronto Star
Nova Scotia university student reflects on national attention after calling out racial profiling

The Acadia University international student, who aspires to be the prime minister of Bahamas, wants to use the incident as a springboard for a conversation he says Canadians need to have.

News 1130
UBC will host controversial anti-SOGI event, citing free speech

Both Trinity Western University and Douglas College cancelled Jenn Smith’s talk on B.C.’s LGBTQ-inclusive education resource SOGI 123 titled “The Erosion of Freedom.”

Global News
University of Calgary, AHS launch course to help doctors taper patients off opioids

Wise Prescribing and De-prescribing: Opioid Skills for the Frontline Clinician is a voluntary course funded by the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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