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Headlines for 10 April, 2019


The Chronicle Herald
Swimming in savings: Acadia slashes water usage by half

Water equal to 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools is what Acadia University has saved in cutting the water it consumes on campus on a yearly basis by half.

U of A’s mental health vodcasts aimed at those on campus who feel isolated or alone

The Univeristy of Alberta Cares Vodcasts was created to make people feel less alone when dealing with mental health issues and were co-created by Peter Lougheed Leadership College scholars and Jeff Allan Productions.

The Star Halifax
Halifax students demand end to high tuition fees for international students

The Dalhousie International Students’ Association hosted a rally at Dalhousie’s campus Tuesday to decry ever-increasing tuition fees for international students, and delivered a petition they say was signed by more than 1,000 students.

Chris Hadfield donates iconic photos from outer space to Dalhousie University

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has donated more than 13,000 photos to Dalhousie University, where they will be preserved and available for educational and research purposes.

Changes to tuition bursary program means more students will get less money

The New Brunswick government is changing the tuition bursary program to give more students attending private institutions in New Brunswick access to financial aid, even if it means each student gets less because there is no new money coming into the program.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
U of S to increase tuition 3.4 percent next year

The average cost of tuition is set to rise 3.4 percent next year, an increase that comes on top of the 4.8 percent hike handed down for 2018-19.

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