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Headlines for August 24, 2023


Global News
Canadian students and advocates conflicted on international student cap

The federal government’s consideration of a cap on international students to ease the housing crunch is being met with some concern.

CBC News
Non-profit troubled by Halifax university request for help to find students places to live

NSCAD University says it asked community organizations for ‘advice, information or resources.’

CBC News
University, college students coping with high rent and scams ahead of fall semester

For many people, the rising cost of rent has been hard to keep up with, but it’s been especially difficult for international students, who already have a lot on their plates with more expensive tuition and other barriers that come with starting from scratch in a new country.

Global News
‘Different factors’ fuel housing crisis, not international students: Trudeau

It would be wrong to single out international students as a cause for Canada’s housing crisis, which is caused by multiple factors, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday.

CTV News
U of M welcomes largest medical class in its history

The largest medical class in the University of Manitoba’s history received their white coats and took the physician’s pledge Wednesday.

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