For Candace Brunette-Debassige, it’s an opportunity to build on the momentum that has followed decades of work towards reconciliation.
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July 3, 2018

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Brunette-Debassige to lead Indigenous Initiatives

For Candace Brunette-Debassige, it’s an opportunity to build on the momentum that has followed decades of work towards reconciliation.

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Book pushes cooperation, conversation in communities

As in many towns, there’s a skateboarding park in Teslin, Yukon, where children and teenagers play. The one in Teslin, however, was jointly built by the Teslin Tinglit Council – a Yukon First Nation government – and the municipality.

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Surveying the changing landscape of copyright

Read Universities Canada’s submission to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology statutory review of Canada’s Copyright Act.

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Study narrows targets for Alzheimer’s treatments

Western neuroscientist Stefan Everling and his team have made an unexpected discovery that won’t prevent Alzheimer’s disease – but potentially rules out a major potential treatment focus that drug manufacturers have been targeting for years.

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Sinclair honoured for simulation innovation

When Barbara Sinclair started teaching at Western nearly 20 years ago, the old clinical nursing skills laboratory was in “a bad state of disrepair, with not much of a budget, a few body parts and old equipment.”

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Canadian Blood Services

Summer Campus Blood Donor Clinic

Donations of all blood types are in high demand in the summer months. Share the gift of life on Monday, July 16 from 10:30 - 2:30 p.m. in the Mustang Lounge, UCC.

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McIntosh Gallery

Opening Reception at the Satellite Project Space

Experience Condensation (A Cove Story) by Michael Snow at the opening reception on Thursday, July 5 from 7 - 9 p.m. This exhibition is presented by McIntosh Gallery and installed at Satellite Project Space at 121 Dundas Street.

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X-ray beam illuminates long-forgotten faces on damaged daguerreotypes

Madalena Kozachuk, a doctorate student in chemistry at Western, who conducted the work, comments on the findings.

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Inuit jawbone left in office lobby; who it belonged to will likely remain a mystery

Western anthropologist Andrew Nelson holds out little hope of identifying the remains.

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Emergency department overcrowding in Ontario

The issue of emergency department (ED) overcrowding has persisted for decades in Ontario. ED overcrowding is defined as “a situation where the demand for emergency services exceeds the ability to provide care in a reasonable amount of time."

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Cull taps into his inner ‘Animal’

City of London Poet Laureate Tom Cull dodges self-help, David Foster Wallace and updating his MLA Handbook, all while needing to purchase some additional chairs for his author dinner party.

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