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Headlines for August 4, 2022


Toronto Star
B.C. government contributes $77.8 million for collaborative post secondary school campus on Vancouver Island

The money is on top of $19 million from Royal Roads University and $27 million from the city of Langford for a total of $125 million to develop a West Shore campus for Royal Roads, the University of Victoria, Camosun College, the Justice Institute of B.C., and the Sooke school district.

Global News
University responds in policy fight with Alberta government, suggests not being heard

An Alberta online university facing a potential multimillion-dollar cut in a policy fight with the province says it will consider the government’s latest demand but has not committed to complying with it.

The PIE News
Canada offers work permit extension to former international students

The Canadian government has announced that former international students, whose work permits are expiring will be offered the opportunity to work in Canada for another 18 months.

Regina Leader-Post
U of S moves to stop false Indigenous identity claims

A new University of Saskatchewan policy may mark a sea change in how Canadian post-secondary institutions deal with the thorny issue of scholars falsely claiming to be Indigenous.

Global News
Pay gaps trigger strike vote at Queen’s University’s Donald Gordon Centre

A resounding vote to strike has been filed by Aramark Canada employees, at Queen’s University’s Donald Gordon Hotel & Conference Centre in Kingston, Ont.

The Sault Star
Ontario arbitrator rules in university’s favour on vaccine mandates

An Ontario labour arbitrator has ruled that universities may continue to enforce vaccine mandates even if local health authorities don’t require them to, according to Blacklock’s Reporter.


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