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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Jan. 17, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JAN 17 2018

Globe and Mail
Canadian researchers test new stem-cell therapy for diabetes

A Vancouver man with Type 1 diabetes is the first Canadian to receive an experimental stem-cell therapy, UBC researchers announced Tuesday.

CBC
Professor put on leave after allegedly mocking U of G student with ‘severe anxiety’

The University of Guelph is investigating claims by students about a professor who allegedly made controversial comments to a student and his aid worker in a class Monday night.

CBC
B.C. post secondary institutions add 2,900 spaces in technology programs

Provincial startup funding of $4.4 million will help create new spots in classrooms.

Kamloops This Week
Full engineering degree coming to Thompson Rivers University in 2019

The B.C. NDP government is making good on a pre-election pledge by the
then-governing B.C. Liberals.

CBC
Homeowners oppose expansion of McMaster’s off-campus housing project

Some homeowners near McMaster University aren’t happy with an increase in the number of units planned for a new student residence building a stone’s throw from campus.

CTV News
New toolkit launches to help educators connect students with employers

Workforce WindsorEssex has launched a toolkit to help educators connect their students with local employers.

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