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Headlines for July 18, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUL 18 2017

New rules meant to make student grants more predictable

Canadian students heading to universities and colleges this fall can expect a more nuanced grant system that won’t come with harsh income cut-offs.

Policy Options
Canada could benefit from Trump challenges

In order to keep the best and brightest in Canada, some kind of work experience could be incorporated into their programs and degrees, writes Sirvan Karimi.

Early career researchers shut out of federal grant program

As CIHR shifts grant funding, some claim that the new funding rules will short-change early-career researchers.

Calgary Herald
Fake sugars linked to obesity, heart disease

According to a new review by University of Manitoba researchers, artificial sweeteners may increase risks of high blood pressure, diabetes and cardiovascular “events” like heart attack and stroke.

Globe and Mail
Dobson Foundation donates $2-million to McGill to fuel entrepreneurship

The donation, the foundation’s largest gift to his alma mater to date, would provide $5,000 stipends for young entrepreneurs selected for the McGill X-1 Accelerator.

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