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Headlines for July 28, 2017


$10.5M bailout for Acadia helps avoid ‘more difficult decisions’

Wolfville-based university received operating increase and loan forgiveness.

Montreal Gazette
Opinion: Canada 150 Research Chairs program misguided

The $117.6-million initiative by the government of Canada is a good investment – but only for foreign-trained and Canadian expatriates.

Globe and Mail
Thirty Meter Telescope project gets nod from Hawaiian judge

Construction of massive observatory, in which Canada has staked a quarter-billion dollars, will proceed atop the state’s highest mountain despite opposition by native groups.

Global News
Atlantic Canadian youth more educated but have fewer jobs, less pay: report

A new report card from the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council suggests 72 percent of youth aged 25 to 29 have a postsecondary credential compared to 50 percent who reached that level in 1990.

Globe and Mail
Amid Brexit anxiety, international students remain crucial to British universities

Q&A with Alice Gast, president of Imperial College, the London-based science, engineering and medicine-focused university, ranked among the world’s top 10 postsecondary institutions.

Sudbury Police charge 25-year-old in Laurentian University network hacking

Police say computers and storage devices seized from Sudbury residence.

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