Looking beyond short-term fixes

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The Star Phoenix, Jun 20, 2013

Universities are crucial to society because they drive economies, provide a blanket of career opportunities and are often the locations of important groundbreaking research. 

Yet, almost every postsecondary institution across Canada is struggling with significant budget challenges. News reports often mention one university after another dealing with budget deficits of tens of millions, or the need to cut several per cent from their budgets, year after year.