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Headlines for August 2, 2022


Global News
$7.1 million in funding announced for post-secondary education in French in Saskatchewan

Three projects related to post-secondary education in French in Saskatchewan are receiving funding from the federal and Saskatchewan governments.

CTV News
Bill 96 ignores students with ‘invisible’ disabilities trying to obtain higher education degrees

Students with disabilities say they’re worried about how Quebec’s controversial language law could negatively impact their ability to pursue higher education and thrive later in life.

Ottawa Citizen
‘A specific form of anti-Black racism:’ Scholars want Canadian apology for slavery

More than a year after Canada proclaimed Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day, Black leaders and scholars are renewing their calls for Ottawa to make a formal apology for the country’s history of slavery and its intergenerational harms.

Cape Breton Post
‘We’ve had our fair share of living off of bread and butter’: Nova Scotia, P.E.I. university students battling high costs, lack of vacancy to securing housing

Finding an apartment is a big challenge for students right now. Not only are they battling low vacancy rates and high costs, if they can’t show proof of income or previous rental history, they’re often being passed over by landlords.

Soo Today
Algoma University honours its first chancellor

Algoma University celebrated the accomplishments of their first-ever Chancellor, Shirley Horn.

CBC News
U of T requiring anyone living in campus residences to be triple-vaxxed against COVID-19

University recently reinstated vaccination requirement for students and employees living on campus.

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