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Headlines for June 15, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 15 2017

PIE News
Canada eases entry for foreign researchers

Foreign researchers coming to work at public Canadian universities for short periods no longer have to apply for a work permit, as part of the federal government’s Global Skills Strategy.

CBC
Algonquin College losses on failed campus in Saudi Arabia up to $6.2M

The opening of Jazan College in 2013 was supposed to generate close to $20M for the school.

Metro
Mount Royal University takes step toward combating binge drinking

The Alcohol Harms partnership will help the postsecondary sector pool ideas and resources across Canada to keep drinking, on and off campus, responsible.

Toronto Star
U of T listed among Toronto’s top polluters

A federal database shows U of T’s downtown campus is one of the city’s top polluters, but that doesn’t tell us much about its energy efficiency.

CBC
U of R business lecturer faces discipline over alleged bad investments that cost clients $324K

Darryl Yasinowski ‘vehemently denies’ allegations, according to his lawyer’s statement to a hearing panel.

Global News
Mount Saint Vincent becomes first Nova Scotia university to raise wikoum on campus

The installation of the wikuom is a legacy project for Catherine Martin whose term as the school’s women’s studies chair is coming to an end.

Globe and Mail
Study finds link between neonic pesticides and decline of bumblebee queens

A widely used pesticide harms bumblebee queens’ abilities to feed and reproduce, a new study co-authored by a University of Guelph professor shows.

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