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Headlines for March 7, 2019

By NATALIE SAMSON | MAR 07 2019

National Post
How foreign companies use Canada’s universities to steal away huge chunks of intellectual property

Lax rules around university R&D programs are doing more to benefit foreign multinationals than Canada.

Regina Leader-Post
FNUniv president Dockstator moving on after five years on the job

With his first term as president of the First Nations University of Canada set to expire in June, Mark Dockstator announced this that he will not be seeking another term.

CBC
$1M study at U of Manitoba paused after personal health info of 420 participants is breached

Study was led by Peter Jones, who was suspended by the university last year.

Toronto Star
Canada’s space strategy officially unveiled at starry-eyed event in Edmonton

The station, about one-fifth the size of the International Space Station, is expected to be fully functional around 2026 and will serve as mission control for lunar expeditions.

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