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Headlines for Jan. 5, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 05 2017

CBC
As Nova Scotia teachers nix reference letters, universities rethink applications

Scholarship and program applications often require a reference letter, but teachers aren’t writing them.

CBC
Nunavut law program set to return in 2017 as application deadline looms

This is the first time a law program has been offered in the territory for more than a decade.

CBC
Astronomers pinpoint location of fast radio burst from faint galaxy

In March 2016, McGill University PhD student Paul Scholz found that a previously discovered fast radio burst was repeating, which was a first.

Cape Breton Post
Contract negotiations between CBU, faculty association resume Thursday

CBUFA has been in a legal strike position since Dec. 26 and could walk off the job or be locked out by the university with 48 hours notice.

CBC
Yukon’s female engineers are looking to ‘make a few waves’ in gender diversity

‘I think the whole country has their work cut out for ’em,’ says Sandra MacDougall, an engineer in Yukon.

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