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Milena Stanoeva Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

TD Canada released a report on the value of a post-secondary education last week. Among other benefits, the report finds that Canadians with post-secondary education enjoy higher rates of employment and higher annual salaries, more than making up for the cost of education. 

The Ministry of Industry announced the first round of Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship recipients. Congratulations to all of this year’s fellows.  

Former Statistics Canada chief statistician Munir Sheikh...

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News from the Social Sciences and Humanities community

Ryan Saxby Hill
Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

There were a few interesting pieces of news floating around that we thought readers of the Fedcan blog might be interested in. Enjoy!

It looks like the tides are shifting in the debate over how to best deliver copyrighted material to students on campus. Michael Geist argues in the Toronto Star that Universities are starting to embrace technological alternatives to the photocopy levy offered through Access Copyright. [Toronto Star]

Dale Kirby points to the interesting finding in a recent report from the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario that adults with higher literacy levels are three times more likely to participate in adult learning. [...

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