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Headlines for March 15, 2019

By ANQI SHEN | MAR 15 2019

Ottawa Citizen
Feds eye special skills-training savings account as part of budget: source

The Liberals plan to create a skills-training savings account for adults modelled on one in Singapore, a government source told the Canadian Press.

CBC
UNB’s new president focused on mature students, deficit, workplace skills

The new president of the University of New Brunswick, Paul Mazerolle, is returning to his alma mater with a variety of goals.

Policy Options
Opinion: We’re missing a potent plan to train the next generation of researchers

How many PhDs does Canada need? Can their education be improved? With investment in place, these are core questions that need to shape science policy.

Winnipeg Free Press
U of M decides not to ban relationships

Two new University of Manitoba policies make it crystal clear how employees should approach and disclose intimate relationships between themselves and students.

CBC
College admissions scam ‘very unlikely’ to happen at Canadian schools

In the Canadian system there is little consideration to standardized testing or student athletic abilities, and there is not the same competitiveness to get into top-tier schools, experts say.

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