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Headlines for Jan. 23, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 23 2017

Cape Breton Post
Both sides in CBU dispute confident settlement to be soon reached

Cape Breton University students can breath a little easier knowing there will be no strike at the facility on Monday, if at all.

Waterloo Region Record
Students challenge Laurier on access to $90M flagship

Wilfrid Laurier University will reconsider how it lets students use its flagship business school building after students complained about being shut out of parts of it.

Edmonton Journal
Editorial: Arts students vote on programs with their feet

The University of Alberta’s faculty of arts appears to be chopping programs with good reason; students just don’t want to pursue these particular courses of study.

Regina Leader-Post
University of Regina students aim for ‘social cohesion’ with Islam Awareness Week

Each year a dedicated group of students at the University of Regina do their part to challenge stereotypes and spread understanding.

Kingston Whig-Standard
Kingston Police face challenge in curtailing keg parties

A relatively new online crowd-funding website is making busting keg parties a little bit more challenging for Kingston Police.

Hamilton Spectator
McMeekin unveils free tuition plan

Revamped OSAP will aid families earning less than $50,000 a year.

Toronto Star
What Trump’s whiter, less academic Cabinet says about race and class in America

A third of the nominees in Trump’s 15-member cabinet hold only a bachelor’s degree. A quarter obtained up to a master’s degree, and 40 per cent achieved a law or medical degree.

Times Colonist
Vancouver Island University plans $40-million health, science centre

The 74,000-square-foot centre will allow the Nanaimo-based university to move its health and chemistry programs into one facility.

Times Colonist
Camosun, Royal Roads plan $70M in expansions

A $48.5-million health science centre at Camosun College and a $21.5-million building at Royal Roads devoted to environmental science and international partnership were announced Thursday.

CBC
‘It’s the least that I could do,’ says Tamil businessowner after $2M donation to UofT Scarborough

A donation from Ravi Gukathasan, CEO of Digital Speciality Chemicals, will help fund Tamil studies.

Brampton Guardian
College partnership likely part of university coming to Brampton

Guidelines for the province’s Request for Expressions of Interest in bringing a university to Brampton and Milton indicate that college partnership is “expected.”

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