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Headlines for May 15, 2019

By ANQI SHEN | MAY 15 2019

Toronto Star
Stem cell research institute latest victim of Ford government cost cutting

An Ontario research institute dedicated to translating stem cell discoveries into treatments for victims of incurable illnesses has itself become a victim of the Ford government’s spending cuts.

Global News
New Dalhousie convocation staff recognizes diverse cultures, ethnic groups

The Halifax university is one of the first in North America to recreate a traditional ceremonial object to represent diverse cultural and ethnic range of students.

Globe and Mail
WhatsApp security flaw discovered with help from Canadian researchers

The Citizen Lab, a research group at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, helped to uncover the attack.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
New U of R sexual violence policy focused on clarity and prevention

The University of Regina is implementing a new sexual assault policy that defines more clearly what sexual harassment and sexual assault are and puts a greater emphasis on prevention.

Calgary Herald
MRU first in Canada to adopt black screen, AI security monitoring

Mount Royal University is turning to artificial intelligence to strengthen security across its Calgary campus.

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