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Headlines for Jan. 2, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JAN 02 2018

CBC
L’Arche community hub being set up in Fredericton

“I think that people with intellectual disabilities have remarkable gifts,” says Dr. Erica Frecker, one of the people spearheading the effort to establish a local L’Arche community.

CBC
Audio: Canadian ‘dreamers’ find home at York University

We’ve been hearing a lot about Dreamers in the U.S. – undocumented young people who fear deportation to countries they left as children. Canada has its own, but we hear far less about them.

Ottawa Citizen
CNN trying to force uOttawa, U of T and Sick Kids to hand over files on surgeon over libel suit

CNN and its star presenter Anderson Cooper are trying to force two Canadian universities and a Toronto hospital to hand over files on a heart surgeon whose career was allegedly destroyed by a CNN report.

Guelph Mercury
Graduate suing Western University for $11 million says poor education ruined his career

He is suing the school for failing to give him the education needed to pass the medical microbiology exam.

Regina Leader-Post
U.S. universities that do and don’t track student suicides

Close to half of the United States’ largest public universities do not track suicide deaths among their students, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Metro
Alberta’s universities working on cannabis policy

Students and administration in Calgary post-secondary drawing from feds and province to build their own pot policies.

CBC
International students continue to flock to Quebec universities

The number of international students attending Quebec universities continues to grow, with some institutions measuring increases of almost 20 per cent in the past year.

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