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Universities key in turning economy around: presidents

October 11, 2011

The heads of three Atlantic Canada universities contend that reviving the health of the region’s economy can start within its schools.

The three said that improving the education system can create linkages to fast-growing economies to fuel domestic growth while at the same time be centres of innovation with crucial links to the private sector.

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Telegraph Journal
October 11, 2011

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