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Headlines for March 9, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 09 2018

Globe and Mail
University science, tech programs should be reformed to appeal to more women: report

The Canada-United States Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders released a report on ways to boost the proportion of women in STEM professions.

Global News
Quebec students strike, march in downtown Montreal for paid internships

A small but vocal group of students staged a one-day strike outside Concordia University on International Women’s Day.

Globe and Mail
At a moment of architectural crisis, Trent University is retaining Canada’s modern heritage

The institution is engaged in a careful renovation of its original Bata Library, while new projects are being guided by attention to the original campus.

CBC
‘I want to talk!’ Waterloo students demonstrate for better mental health support

About 200 students showed up to demonstrate for sufficient mental health resources on the University of Waterloo campus on Thursday.

Ottawa Citizen
Carleton University and striking workers accuse each other of ‘untrue’ statements

Carleton U and the union representing nearly 850 striking support staff are accusing each other of making “untrue” statements, even as both sides expressed a desire to return to the bargaining table.

CBC
With demand for nurse practitioners rising, UPEI looks to keep up

UPEI says the provincial government won’t have any problem filling the seven new nurse practitioner positions recently posted as long as it’s willing to wait a few months for new graduates.

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