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Headlines for April 4, 2022


CTV News
Canada’s first independent medical university begins operation

April 1 is the official start for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) as Canada’s first independent medical university, with two campuses in the region.

The Toronto Star
Around the world — to study in a basement: How a pandemic derailed Canada’s international students

For international students the pandemic has taken a toll not only on their schooling, but on their prospects of finding jobs they need to qualify to stay in Canada permanently.

The Peterborough Examiner
Working long hours. Earning meagre wages. Fainting from exhaustion. What some international students face in Canada

‘This is a cash grab, where people are called to show up with the promise of permanent residency.’

Global News
USask tuition rising for the 2022/23 school year

Students attending the University of Saskatchewan will be paying more tuition in the fall.

CTV News
Students end their occupation at the University of Montreal, demand it drop fossil fuel investment

Students ended their occupation of a hall at the University of Montreal on Saturday by singing victory.

CTV News
This Ontario university is keeping its mask, COVID-19 vaccination policies

Brock University, located in St. Catharines, said in a news release that all students, staff, and faculty members will need to be fully vaccinated to set foot on school grounds and will need to wear masks while indoors on campus beyond the winter term.

CBC News
Muslim student association wants U of Sask. to offer exam deferral during Ramadan

Association president says students are at a disadvantage if they are forced to take test while fasting.

CBC News
Some students in Victoria are riding out the rental crisis by camping out full-time

Some students forced to sleep in campers, tents full-time due to area’s low vacancy rate, high rents.

CBC News
Ontario’s newest universities are in the north

NOSM University and Université de Hearst became Ontario’s newest universities on Friday when they both gained their independence.

Philippine Canadian Inquirer
Canada welcomed 450,000 new international students in 2021, an all-time record

Canada’s international student population has recovered quickly amid the pandemic.

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