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Headlines for August 25, 2023


CTV News
Quebec universities oppose suggestion by federal minister to cap student visas

Quebec university administrators, professors and students are rejecting an idea by the federal housing minister that Canada could cap the number of international study permits it issues as a way to ease the country’s housing shortage.

Ottawa Citizen
Denley: Time for Ford to act on Ontario’s reliance on international students for post-secondary funding

The government’s failure to properly fund post-secondary is the root cause of the burgeoning international student population and the strain it puts on housing.

The Sault Star
Laurentian names new VP of francophone affairs

Natalie Poulin-Lehoux held an administrative role at Boreal and was a sessional teacher at LU.

CTV News
International student in Toronto speaks out on ‘nasty’ housing conditions

A Toronto-based international student is speaking out about the crowded and uncomfortable living conditions he’s been enduring for months in a Scarborough bungalow. A situation, now part of a city investigation.

The Globe and Mail
Canada’s universities are building new dorms – just nowhere near enough

Fewer than 20,000 student beds are in development as enrolment and the number of students looking for housing soars.

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