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Headlines for May 29, 2019

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAY 29 2019

Globe and Mail
Student federations launch court challenge to block Ontario government’s Student Choice Initiative

The Canadian Federation of Students and the York Federation of Students jointly filed an application to quash the government’s Student Choice Initiative, announced in January.

The Atlantic
Opinion: The books of college libraries are turning into wallpaper

University libraries around the world are seeing precipitous declines in the use of the books on their shelves.

Globe and Mail
B.C. tells postsecondary schools to ban large cash payments as province continues money-laundering crackdown

Advanced Education Minister recently contacted 25 public universities and colleges as well as almost 350 private institutions giving them a month to review their financial policies to ensure students can’t pay for tens of thousands of dollars in tuition with cash.

CBC
Opinion: Entitled? Snowflakes? Hardly. These young graduates take my breath away

I am genuinely thrilled to see the next generation come of age.

Globe and Mail
Federal government unveiling risk assessment tool for artificial intelligence

The federal government is unveiling a first-of-its-kind tool that will help departments determine the risk involved in automated decision-making, processes that some agencies are already using.

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