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SFU People in the News - December 10, 2014

December 10, 2014
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Below is your daily copy of Media Matters.
Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Wednesday, December 10, 2014.

Faculties & Departments

Immigration policies need review for climate migrants
Asian Pacific Post - December 09, 2014
Citing natural disasters in the Philippines, Africa and South Asia, a new study co-authored by Simon Fraser University researchers recommends that the federal government create a new immigration class of “climate migrants” to help address the mounting global human displacement associated with climate change.

CIA torture report impact
Global News BC1 - December 09, 2014
American embassies are on alert around the world because of potential fallout from a much anticipated report on the CIA’s use of torture on Al-Qaida detainees. SFU security expert Josh Labove talked about the report and its potential impact.

Will new federal legislation make cross-border prices fair?
Global News - December 09, 2014
Critics wonder if the proposed legislation would be the most effective way to help Canadian consumers. SFU marketing professor Lindsay Meredith thinks he has a simpler solution.

Also in the News

The world's tiniest Bible: Incredible nano-chip contains the entire New Testament on just one fingernail-sized face
Daily Mail Online - December 10, 2014
In a story about the world's smallest Bible, a book written and published at SFU was mentioned. Teeny Ted from Turnip Town, currently holds the record the world's smallest book.

Is Vancouver Ripe for a new luxury car service?
Business In Vancouver - December 09, 2014
...reliable hired car service. A recent study by Benn Proctor, an SFU public policy expert, found that Vancouver taxi fares are 15 per cent higher...

Athletics

Record win for Clan on Terry Fox night
Burnaby Now - December 09, 2014
...retired uniform No. 4 to the West Gym rafters. Fox was a student athlete at SFU in the mid-1970s and played junior varsity basketball for the...

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