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Headlines for Aug. 6, 2021


The Toronto Star
‘A recipe for disaster’: Western University profs will avoid the classroom due to lack of campus vaccination policy

Adrian Owen works with ICU patients who’ve had severe brain injuries, including those whose brains were harmed by COVID-19.

CTV News
Carleton University making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory to live in residence, play sports

Carleton University says students living in residence this school year must be fully vaccinated, along with those competing in varsity and competitive club sports for the Ravens.

CTV News
Student athletes at Wilfrid Laurier University will need COVID-19 vaccine

Student athletes playing interuniversity sports at Wilfrid Laurier University will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Burnaby Now
Burnaby students demand masks, better ventilation before September return

Burnaby post-secondary students, unions, and faculty are calling on the B.C. government to implement “stronger” campus public health measures in advance of September.

Montreal Gazette
Montreal CEGEPs, universities scramble to update back-to-school plans

Most institutes of higher learning said they were in a holding pattern until further instructions arrive from the Quebec government.

CTV News
University of Alberta community calls for campus vaccine mandate

After more than a year of online remote learning, students and staff are slowly trickling back onto the University of Alberta campus.

Why won’t Western adopt a campus-wide vaccine policy?

The university says a mandatory vaccine would be outside the contract it has with employees and students.

Post-secondary students struggle to find housing on P.E.I.

Some students gearing up to attend post-secondary school on P.E.I. say they are struggling to find an affordable place to rent as the start of the fall semester inches closer.

The Globe and Mail
Canada a top placement for new post-Brexit Erasmus program

When Britain cut its last remaining ties to the European Union this year, one of the big concerns among young people was losing the opportunity to work and study in the EU.

Times Higher Education
Canada’s top court backs universities on copyright law

Unanimous decision for York University lets lecturers keep sharing portions of published works with students.


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