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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for June 28, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 28 2018

Globe and Mail
Canadian arts figures dish out some wisdom for new graduates

Here are excerpts from speeches by some of the Canadian arts figures that were honoured this spring.

Globe and Mail
University of Toronto approves criticized student leave of absence policy

The University of Toronto has decided to implement a policy that could place students with mental health issues on a mandatory leave of absence if the school deems it necessary.

PIE News
Travel ban ruling will “undoubtedly” impact US international enrolment

This is the third iteration of the ban which prohibits most immigrants, refugees and visa holders from Muslim majority countries Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen, as well as North Korea and Venezuela from entering the US.

Globe and Mail
Feds announce $1.4-million for marijuana research projects

14 academics were awarded a combined $1.4-million to complete a wide range of cannabis research projects aimed at helping Canadians understand the impact of the country’s new pot laws.

Globe and Mail
Gen X, Y and Z parents: Don’t make this boomer money mistake with your kids

The best financial support that parents can offer their children is a fully paid university or college education, not a house down payment, Rob Carrick writes.

Chronicle Herald
Opinion: University mergers could provide critical mass for intellectual pursuits

“The majority view is that even if amalgamating a few of the province’s universities makes sense economically, it is nothing but a bad idea academically. I want to challenge that view,” writes Mark Mercer.

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