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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Jan. 22, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | JAN 22 2018

Metro
U of A students launch initiative to make medical school more accessible

The two were inspired after realizing the lack of diversity in their second-year class.

Globe and Mail
Scientists urge Trudeau to restore or replace key climate research fund

An open letter calls on the Prime Minister to restore or replace the Climate Change and Atmospheric Research program.

CBC
Paired with university students, Montreal merchants learn French on the job

A program funded by the Quebec government and Montreal Chamber of Commerce pairs together merchants and Université de Montréal students who teach them French.

CBC
Citadel Theatre apologizes for cancelling Jordan Peterson’s rental request

In a statement from the theatre’s board of directors and management on Facebook, the theatre says it could have handled Peterson’s booking request in “a far better way.”

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster gets $13.4 million to equip research facilities

The money from the Ontario Research Fund will help pay for more than $44.1 million in new infrastructure needed by McMaster scientists to develop products.

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