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Headlines for August 16, 2023


CBC News
UPEI’s new residence tackles housing woes, but off-campus issues drag on

New units built for Canada Games helping some UPEI students, but not everyone.

CTV News
Housing crisis: Feds stick by immigration plan, rethink international student flows

The alarm bells are becoming bull horns: Canada’s housing supply isn’t keeping up with the rapid rate of population growth.

Toronto Star
TMU cancels new admissions to Egypt campus weeks before classes to begin

The university said the campus itself is not closed, but it would not confirm how or where it will provide instruction to the 39 students currently enrolled.

CTV News
Montreal students are cramming into small apartments to save money: study

A study of student tenants living in Montreal shows that the sharp rise in rent in recent years has stimulated a new phenomenon: students sharing very small apartments.

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