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Headlines for August 31, 2022


CTV News
Backlog processing study permits impacting international students destined for Manitoba

Ottawa’s promised a pivot to approve more study permits for international applicants but delays mean some students may not be able to start the fall term, forcing them to delay their studies.

CTV News
University of Sask. researchers investigate advanced HIV treatment

A research team at the University of Saskatchewan are directing grant funds to develop a targeted treatment of HIV as opposed to medications that suppress the symptoms.

Toronto Star
Human rights tribunal dismisses claims of discrimination over post-secondary vaccine mandates

In two cases the same adjudicator found “personal autonomy” or “individual choice” don’t require protection under the human rights codes because they are not really creeds.

Global News
Orientation week celebrations underway for university freshman

The first orientation week celebrations made a return to Toronto Metropolitan University after three years on Monday.

CTV News
Timmins Sikh temple offers shelter to struggling international students

The city’s Sikh temple has been offering shelter to students from India until they can find permanent solutions.

CBC News
‘No future’ for Laurentian if creditors agree to plan, advocacy group says

Tricultural Committee for University Education at Sudbury says public inquiry needed.

Guelph Mercury Tribune
University of Guelph goes vaccine- and mask-optional for fall 2022

The University of Guelph is strongly recommending masks and vaccinations for the thousands of students coming to campus for the fall 2022 semester, but there are no mandates in place.

The Record
Waterloo student to make history with first Canadian student space flight experiment with Blue Origin

On Wednesday, the New Shepard rocket will bring 36 different scientific payloads into low Earth orbit.

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