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Headlines for August 21, 2023


Global News
International students are struggling. Can Ottawa’s review of the program help?

Amid a continued housing crunch and sky-high costs of living, the federal government’s immigration targets and plans for international students are facing renewed scrutiny.

Prince George Citizen
Chinese government-sponsored student groups in B.C. should provoke dialogue: rights advocates

Chinese government-sponsored student groups are coming under the spotlight in Canada, including in B.C. where a university authorized a military-style Chinese flag raising ceremony.

Global News
UBCO under evacuation order due to aggressive fire behaviour

The University of British Columbia Okanagan has been placed under an evacuation order.

Postsecondary students across NL feeling pressures of housing crunch

As universities swing their doors open for a new academic year, a significant challenge looms for many students—finding suitable accommodation to continue their studies.

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