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Headlines for April 19, 2022


Global News
Federal government gives additional $750 million for Canadian superclusters

Overall, the five clusters have a goal of creating 50 thousand jobs and generating $50 billion in GSP by 2028.

CTV News
Changes needed to prevent another Laurentian fiasco, auditor says

More oversight and a commitment to transparency would go a long way toward preventing another financial meltdown like the one at Laurentian University.

Times Higher Education
Audit says Laurentian’s devastating bankruptcy ‘intentional’

Institution promises overhauls amid calls for firings.

CTV News
Acadia University students will receive $600 following month-long faculty strike

Students affected by a recent four-week faculty strike at Acadia University will receive a one-time payment from the school in Wolfville, N.S.

CBC News
African students face higher financial burden, lower acceptance rates to study in Canada

Implicit bias identified in IRCC report could be influencing study permit approval rates.

CBC News
University of Alberta looking to get rid of Humanities building

The University of Alberta intends to get rid of a 50-year-old building that has acted as a hub for arts education for decades.

CTV News
Queen’s University extends mandatory mask policy on campus until the end of May

Masks will be mandatory on campus at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. until the end of May.

Ottawa Citizen
Carleton University extends mask mandate on campus as city COVID-19 levels remain high

Carleton University says students and staff will be required to continue to wear masks on campus to protect against COVID-19 until further notice.

CTV News
U of S extends mask mandate after hundreds of COVID-19 cases reported on campus

The University of Saskatchewan has extended its mask mandate at campuses and indoor locations until June 30.

Burnaby Now
‘Students are not cash cows’: group marching in Burnaby to protest tuition hikes

A group of post-secondary students and workers will be marching in Burnaby today to demand a free on tuition hikes.

Western Standard
Ryerson students file lawsuit against university over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

These students, said the statement, have lost campus jobs, scholarships, and peace of mind.

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