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BY REAGAN SPENCER | FEB 21 2024

CNW Group Government of Canada invests in renovation of Francophone postsecondary institutions in Ontario Government of Canada announces important funding for Francophone students in Ontario. National Post Ontario students host press conference to announce the CFS-Ontario annual lobby week College and university students gather annually for the Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario Lobby Week, where they […]

BY REAGAN SPENCER | FEB 20 2024

Global News Ontario legislature resumes with lingering questions on plan for postsecondary Ontario’s members of provincial parliament head back to the legislature today after a 10-week break from sitting and many eyes will likely be on the colleges and universities minister. CTV News Strike at Mount Saint Vincent University now in its second week One-hundred-and-sixty […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | FEB 16 2024

Globe and Mail Reducing international students could put universities at financial breaking point, group says Ontario universities are calling for a 35-per-cent share of the international study permits that will be allocated by the province under new federal rules, which will reduce the number of students coming from abroad. Globe and Mail Young people are […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 14 2024

CTV News Ontario tuition increases ruled out as a way to help postsecondary finances Ontario Premier Doug Ford has completely ruled out tuition fee increases as a way to ease financial struggles faced by the province’s colleges and universities. Global News Trent University unveils crest for Gidigaa Migizi College named after late professor A spotted […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 13 2024

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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 12 2024

Global News Ontario universities, colleges to get ‘financial supports’ after international student limits Colleges and universities are set to receive “financial support” from Queen’s Park as the Ford government looks to shore up postsecondary institutions that have raised concerns about their long-term financial survival. Times Higher Education Study estimates impact of student visa cap on […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | FEB 08 2024

Financial Post Finance 101: How to fix Canada’s broken universities A prominent Canadian philanthropist launches into a story about his days as an undergraduate at university way back when. CTV Montreal Montreal mayor questions Quebec’s tuition hike as English universities see drop in applications Applications for Concordia and McGill universities are down as Quebec plans […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 07 2024

Times Colonist Canadian universities and colleges trying to come to grips with fallout from international student cap Ottawa’s cap on international student visas is likely to mean a loss of hundreds of millions in tuition revenue across universities and both public and private colleges. Globe and Mail Applications to McGill, Concordia plummet after tuition hike […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 06 2024

Ottawa Citizen 91 Indian students have died in Canada in the past five years, India says Canada is the second most visited country by Indian students studying abroad, according to a report. Montreal Gazette Meeting with premier was ‘frank’ and ‘productive,’ McGill president says Deep Saini met with François Legault Monday but was tight-lipped on […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 05 2024

CBC News ‘Serious blow’: N.S. universities push back after province’s funding announcement Department of advanced education increases funding by 2%, but with strings attached. CBC News Quebec government ignored advice from advisory committee to ditch out-of-province tuition hikes The University of Guelph has issued a statement about the federal government’s decision to cap the number […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 02 2024

Global News Kingston college and university leaders talk about no tuition increase impact The province’s 2019 10% tuition cut is a $180 million revenue loss for Queen’s University. Global News U of G to continue supporting international students despite cap Government advisory committee says hikes will compromise education access.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 31 2024

CBC News Two postsecondary organizations express ‘significant concern’ over international student cap Two organizations representing 234 post-secondary institutions have written a letter expressing “significant concern” about the federal government’s decision to cap the number of student permits for the next two years. Global News York University seeks meeting with union over ‘toolkit on teaching Palestine’ […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 29 2024

The Coast Nova Scotia and PEI likely to suffer from cap on international students New federal limit has Universities Canada president “really concerned about how this is going to play out.” CBC News B.C. premier calls on Ottawa to work with provinces on international study permit cap The Doug Ford government will be introducing measures […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 26 2024

GLobal News How international student cap could affect services at universities, colleges The federal government’s cap on the intake of international students has drawn sharp reactions from learning institutions across the country, with concerns it will impose major financial challenges on colleges and universities and the services they offer. Globe and Mail Ottawa to ensure […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 24 2024

CTV News Cap on student visas could wreak financial havoc on Ontario universities, says rep The Council of Ontario Universities says the newly announced cap on international student admissions is unfairly punishing responsible institutions alongside bad actors in the postsecondary sector. Peterborough Examiner Atlantic universities concerned about federal cap on international student admissions Universities in […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 23 2024

Globe and Mail Ottawa’s international student cap will create financial risks, university and college leaders say A federal cap on study permits for international students will create financial risks for postsecondary schools in some parts of the country, which could lead to layoffs and program closings, and affect Canada’s reputation, according to university and college […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 22 2024

CBC News Canadian medical residency spots stayed stagnant for a decade, analysis shows A CBC News analysis shows the number of medical residency spots in Canada has remained largely stagnant over the past decade despite population growth and millions of people going without a family doctor. CTV News Canada to cap the number of international […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 18 2024

Global News Ottawa clamps down on university research partnerships with China, Iran and Russia The federal government has unveiled strict new national-security rules to protect cutting-edge science and advanced technology from ending up in the hands of China, Russia and Iran. Pie News Immediate action needed as Ontario universities reach “breaking point” Two months on […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 16 2024

CTV News New N.B. nursing graduates won’t have to pay registration fees Nursing graduates in New Brunswick won’t have to pay first-time registration fees as the province seeks to reduce financial barriers for applicants. National Post Queen’s University could ‘go under’ without cuts to courses Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., has suspended admissions to its […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 15 2024

Globe and Mail Canada to consider cap on international students in the face of a housing shortage, Immigration Minister says Canada is considering a cap on the number of international students allowed to live in the country, Immigration Minister Marc Miller said according to a CTV report, as the government faces criticism for a housing […]

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