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Headlines for April 28, 2022


CTV News
Is Bill 32 the real threat to academic freedom? 130 Quebec professors speak out in open letter

On April 6, the Quebec government tabled a bill purportedly defending “academic freedom,” Bill 32 — but it would do precisely the opposite.

CBC News
Brandon University apologizes after report finds soccer coach sexually harassed players

Apology not good enough, says 1 of the players who helped bring allegations to light.

The Winnipeg Free Press
Hospital crisis puts U of M medical-school programs in danger

The university is at risk of losing its accreditation to teach certain fields.

CBC News
Alberta university students struggle to find jobs despite employment landscape re-opening

Number of opportunities not back to pre-pandemic level, says student leader.

The National Post
New Poll: Recent Graduates in High Demand in Tight Canadian Labour Market

More than 2 in 5 (43%) Canadian hiring decision-makers say their company plans to hire recent university and college graduates in 2022.

Policy Options
How the government used the pandemic to sharply increase immigration

The government modernized application systems, and prioritized urgent labour-market needs and international students, nearly two years of data show.

The Toronto Star
‘Toronto Metropolitan University’ is bland, and that’s the point

Seldom in the long human history of naming things can the general reaction ‘meh’ to a chosen name have so delighted the namers.

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