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Headlines for April 8, 2024


Peterborough Examiner
Immigration minister reveals Ontario’s drop in incoming international students

More than two months after announcing a plan to rein in international enrolment growth, Immigration Minister Marc Miller released provincial figures, with Ontario dropping the most.

CBC News
Trudeau announces $2.4 billion for AI-related investments

Spending commitment unveiled Sunday latest in string of pre-budget announcements.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Canada has a productivity problem – our young people are the solution

Canada has been facing a worsening productivity crisis for years. Think tanks, academics and governments have regularly sounded the alarm that low productivity threatens our economic growth, quality of life and, of course, amplifies inflation.

Toronto Star
Opinion: Humanities are taking a backseat to STEM education and that is creating problems

We are becoming a society that no longer values education, except as a pathway to tech jobs and the salaries they are perceived to ensure.

Globe and Mail
Opinion: Canada’s housing crunch is hurting our labour markets

There are so many downsides to the untenable prices in the Canadian housing market that it’s hard to keep up. But to add another one to the list: The negative effect on mobility, including the ability of people to move for work.

Burnaby Now
VIU is starting to shut down some of its academic programs

The board of governors cancelled four academic programs last week.

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