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Headlines for May 31, 2017

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAY 31 2017

iPolitics
Feds announce funding for Lyme disease research framework

The federal government announced a $4-million investment to launch a new research network on Lyme disease as the number of cases balloon across Canada.

Globe and Mail
Power failure causes death of over 9,000 fish, frogs at University of Alberta

A power failure disabled two dechlorination pumps and unleashed chlorinated municipal tap water into freshwater tanks at a U of A research facility.

CTV News
Colleges consider adding on-campus housing to help solve rental crunch

In the face of a developing housing crisis in Greater Victoria, area colleges say they’re considering adding on-campus residences – one of them for the first time.

CBC
University of Waterloo opioid course wins education award

The online continuing education course for practitioners, launched last fall, was created by health care and pharmacology researchers with about $700,000 in grant funding from Health Canada.

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