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Headlines for Nov. 29, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | NOV 29 2017

Facebook teams up with Ryerson to take its battle against ‘fake news’ to the startup world

Five startups from across Canada that ‘drive innovation for journalism’ will be funded.

Kamloops This Week
Three universities lose tax ruling challenge in B.C. Supreme Court

Thompson Rivers University, Simon Fraser University and UBC sought a review by the B.C. Supreme Court on whether commercial properties on campus are taxable.

Kingston Whig-Standard
Queen’s principal announces he will not seek third term

Daniel Woolf says he came to the decision “both by a sense that the renewal process will be good for the university and by my own wish to return to full-time research and teaching as a professor…following a period of administrative leave.”

Hill Times
Opinion: The case for taking student advice on science policy

Engaging students in policy-making harnesses the power of creativity and innovation generated through diversity of perspective, expertise, and experience.

Globe and Mail
Why are these companies paying off their employees’ student debt?

With employee retention a big issue for Canadian firms, some are recruiting high-school graduates or university students and paying for their studies while they work part-time for the company.

University of Windsor ‘Collaboratory’ to provide students with space and tools to connect

The Collaboratory will provide students with a state-of-the-art space to share their findings, according to library staff.

Global News
Controversial B.C. Christian law school lays out case ahead of Supreme Court of Canada hearing

Beginning Nov. 30, the nation’s top court is set to hear a pair of petitions on the power of provincial law societies to withhold accreditation from graduates of Trinity Western University.

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