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Headlines for March 10, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 10 2017

Globe and Mail
Canada to make skilled-worker permits easier to get in wake of U.S. delays

As the U.S. border tightens, the federal government is launching a new stream of its temporary foreign worker program to entice highly skilled workers to come to Canada.

Montreal Gazette
Judge to rule Friday in Concordia University bomb threat suspect’s bail hearing

A Quebec Court judge will rule on Friday whether the suspect in last week’s Concordia University bomb threats will be released on bail or not.

Montreal Gazette
Concordia leads research into new sources of alternative energy

Specialists from a number of disciplines — from biologists to engineers and chemists — are working together to create a new generation of cleaner fuels.

CBC
Let’s try this again: Memorial University reviewing bids on new science building

Construction on the stalled $325 million project could begin this spring.

CBC
Dal says its symbol of authority reflects colonialism and it wants it replaced

Dalhousie University says the ceremonial mace used at convocation ceremonies is out of step with contemporary values.

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