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Headlines for Dec. 13, 2021


Global News
Queen’s University confirms 135 COVID-19 infections over the past week

With two weeks left until Christmas, Queen’s University has announced a COVID-19 outbreak.

CTV News
Fake COVID-19 vaccination passport caught at Western University

Western University has confirmed one person has been caught on campus with a fake COVID-19 vaccination passport.

Sault Star
Algoma U prepares for master’s degrees

Algoma University will launch its first master’s degree programs and encourage its faculty and students to teach and learn in other countries as part of its new five-year academic plan.

CTV News
UVic cancels in-person exams, citing rising COVID-19 cases

The University of Victoria is cancelling in-person exams amid rising COVID-19 cases on campus.

Global News
8 presumptive COVID-19 cases reported by Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University announced eight presumptive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday.

CTV News
St.FX president tests positive for COVID-19, 125 students isolating amid outbreak

The president of St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish has tested positive for COVID-19.

CBC News
University of Manitoba finalizes changes to fall, winter term schedules after faculty strike ends

Fall term will be extended, but students will still get reading week break in February, statement says.

CBC News
St. FX adopts new online platform for reporting sexual violence on campus

REES includes ‘repeat perpetrator feature’ to flag those reported multiple times.

CBC News
Queen’s U cancels in-person exams amid student concerns over COVID-19 surge

University tells students to get tested before going home for the holidays.

Global News
St. FX president apologizes, school cancels in-person exams amid growing COVID-19 outbreak

The president and vice-chancellor of St. Francis Xavier University is apologizing for the school’s role in a growing COVID-19 outbreak.

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