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Internships could replace entry-level positions, on-the-job training: report

In October, youth unemployment was at 12.6 per cent, down slightly as fewer young people looked for work, said Statistics Canada. According to a recent Conference Board of Canada survey, employers said applicants and new hires lack essential skills, such as communication, critical thinking and teamwork.
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NASA seeks advice from U of A in out-of-world research

In the Messier 82 (M82) Galaxy 12 million light years away, there’s a stellar fight taking place between a star and its deceased neighbour. NASA has reached out to Jeanette Gladstone, the University of Alberta Observatory’s director of public education and outreach, to give expert analysis of the event.
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UNB students’ union hacked, possible ISIS connections

The University of New Brunswick Students’ Union’s website is undergoing a security overhaul after it fell victim to hackers from an organization appearing to support the terrorist group ISIS on the night of Oct. 13.
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Gone Girl brings flawless suspense

KIERAN CHRYSLER The Gateway (University of Alberta) What would you do if your wife disappeared and you were accused of murdering her? Director David Fincher explores this idea through the amazing...
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Canada falls short of UN MD goals

The goals included eradicating extreme poverty, reducing gender inequality, improving maternal and newborn health and increasing the accessibility of primary education.
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U of R ends talks with Hebrew University

partnership between the University of Regina and Hebrew University in Israel have been scrapped following a rally of students and community activists on Aug. 11 protesting the plans.
George Stroumboulopoulos will be the new host of Hockey Night in Canada.

CBC needs to bounce back from loss of Strombo

With the NHL trade deadline come and gone, many media pundits have declared that George Stroumboulopoulos’ switch from CBC to Rogers is the biggest acquisition of the hockey season.