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Headlines for Oct. 30, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | OCT 30 2017

The Agenda
Video: Science on Parliament Hill

Steve Paikin interviews Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan, and the newly appointed Chief Science Advisor, Mona Nemer.

Out of province students reconsider Quebec schools over Bill 62

Some students say the passing of the bill has already changed their perception of a province they’d once considered moving to in pursuit of post-secondary education.

Hamilton Spectator
McMaster commits to being an ‘age friendly university’

McMaster University is one of two Canadian universities to join an international network promising to be an “age friendly university.”

Policy Options
Planning for Canada’s future labour market

How automation will impact Canada’s labour market is unknown, but we must consider whether we can handle future shocks, writes René Morissette.

Students worry about potential cost increase as U of A deals with deficit

The University of Alberta announced in a blog post it plans to pay down a $14-million deficit.

Audio: Meet 1 of 9 Indigenous grandmothers earning a master’s at Laurier

Vivian Timmins, 55, will walk across the stage in a traditional regalia during her convocation on Friday at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont.

Video: Combatting the mental health crisis on Canadian campuses

A look at two universities and how they’re tackling the crisis differently.

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