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Headlines for Jan. 13, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 13 2017

CBC
Universities drop scholarship reference letter requirement amid work-to-rule

Nova Scotia high school students get a pass on reference letters for scholarships.

CTV
Quebec med student claims some MDs bully students

A Laval University medical student is claiming overworked doctors in some hospitals are bullying residents into working unreasonable hours.

CBC
U of S law school grad makes Forbes 30 under 30 list

Andrew Arruda’s software company brings innovation to the legal profession.

Waterloo Region Record
UWaterloo student newspaper feeling impact of ‘opt-in’ movement

The student newspaper has been handing over cash to hundreds of students this week — part of a growing number of undergrads demanding refunds for their student fees.

The Telegram
New science building not cancelled: Memorial University

The project hit a snag in summer 2016 when the major construction tender the university previously issued was cancelled because bids came in higher than expected.

Waterloo Region Record
Laurier, UWaterloo get $50M for a greener world

The two universities are getting $50 million from the federal and provincial governments to build greener campuses and to educate modern engineers and managers.

Prince George Citizen
Human rights complaint against University of Northern British Columbia dismissed

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal dismissed a complaint that UNBC discriminated against a man on the basis of age when it overlooked him for a position at the campus library.

CBC
Laurentian University wraps up five-year plan

The 2012-2017 plan focused on goals like reaching an eight per cent proportion of international students, bringing back varsity hockey teams and modernizing the campus.

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