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Headlines for May 22, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | MAY 22 2018

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Congress is a big draw for the University of Regina and the city. Here’s why

The University of Regina is preparing to host thousands of out-of-towners at Congress 2018. Here are the details.

CBC
‘It’s time’ Ontario regional chief says of establishing a First Nations university

Isadore Day says the institution would have Ontario’s First Nations languages and cultures at its core.

Global
Toronto researchers develop handheld machine that can print skin

Researchers at the University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Hospital have developed a portable machine that they hope will someday change how burns and other wounds are treated.

CBC
Students launch online campaign to scrap student loan interest charges

The Canadian Federation of Students has launched a campaign calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to make billions of dollars in student loans interest-free.

Washington Post
Opinion: Canada needs more space for Indigenous people in academia

“I have long been a proponent of Indigenous peoples telling our stories. We’ve always served as background characters in our own history,” writes Rebecca Thomas.

Global
Carleton University faculty vote gives union a strike mandate

A faculty association at Carleton University says its members have voted 73 per cent in favour of a strike.

CBC
Research that slayed the ‘Newfoundland curse’ wins Governor General’s Award

Groundbreaking genetic research by four members of Memorial University’s faculty of medicine has added decades to the lives of people at risk of sudden heart attacks.

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