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SFU in the News

August 17, 2016
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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, Aug 17, 2016.

SFU in the News

British Columbia’s failed experiment in primary-care reform
The Globe and Mail - August 16, 2016
A study led by SFU health sciences professor Ruth Lavergne reveals that incentive payments to physicians to improve care for complex patients did not result in improvements. This story also appeared in Sing Tao and Psychiatry Advisor.

SFU Archeologist hopes to help Ethiopia’s future by uncovering its past
Global News - August 16, 2016
SFU archaeologist Cathy D’Andrea leads a mutually beneficial project to help local farmers while unearthing ancient artifacts in Ethopia.

SFU Experts in the News

Federal government needs to step up for housing affordability in Vancouver: Gordon Price
CBC News - August 16, 2016
SFU’s City Program director Gordon Price comments on the city’s announcement to add more affordable homes and rental stock to the housing market.

Vancouver Housing Crash Could Be Bad. It Could Be Good, Too.
Huffington Post Canada - August 16, 2016
SFU Beedie professor Andrey Pavlov comments on the Vancouver housing market.

Police Should Improve, not Drop, Terror Suspect Stings
The Tyee - August 17, 2016
SFU terrorism expert André Gerolymatos writes about the Aaron Driver, John Nuttall and Amanda Korody cases. He also commented on the security at the Rio Olympics on Roundhouse Radio.