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Headlines for August 25, 2022


The Toronto Star
Will your school require masks and proof of vaccination this fall? Here’s what we know

Some universities and colleges have opted to enforce more stringent COVID-19 protocols, while others have dropped those requirements.

The Ottawa Citizen
Students, faculty concerned as Carleton, uOttawa, Algonquin will not require masks, vaccination against COVID-19 for fall term

Ottawa’s three major post-secondary institutions will not require students to wear masks on campus or present proof of vaccination in order to attend in-person classes this fall.

Burnaby Now
Just three weeks after releasing President Santa Ono’s watershed anti-racism task force report, the University of B.C. hosted an activist now under fire for a history of antisemitism.

The university is now distancing itself from Community Media Advocacy Centre consultant Laith Marouf, saying it denounces antisemitism and does not support or condone Marouf’s history of social media messages.

Burnaby Now
Challenges of finding housing for post-secondary learning

Shaziah Jinnah Morsette with the University of Calgary Students’ Union joins Global News Morning Calgary to discuss the difficulty students are facing in finding housing for the fall semester, and the rising costs to learn.

Global News
Calls for universities to reinstate mask mandates

The Manitoba Organization of Faculty Associations is calling on all Manitoba universities to reinstate a mask mandate as classes get set to resume.

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