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Headlines for August 22, 2023


CBC News
International students say they want to study in Canada, but staying is a problem if they can’t find housing

Ottawa says it’s talking to provinces, territories and other key partners to address student housing shortage.

Globe and Mail
Federal government should look at cap on student visas, Housing Minister Sean Fraser says

The number of international students in Canada has more than doubled since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took office in 2015, government data show.

Waterloo Region Record
Opinion: It’s past time for Canada to fund graduate students and researchers properly — our future depends on it

In a rapidly changing world research universities are essential for ensuring that Canada had the knowledge and talent necessary to keep up, writes University of Waterloo president Vivek Goel.

Globe and Mail
University of Alberta professor dies working in Grise Fiord

Maya Bhatia, an Arctic researcher in U of A’s faculty of science, died Wednesday, according to an email to faculty written by Verna Yiu, the school’s interim provost and vice-president.

Toronto Star
TMU offers students at its troubled Egypt campus free tuition to study in Toronto

Last week, Toronto Metropolitan University had put new admissions to the foreign outpost on hold, citing ‘unforeseen challenges.’

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