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Headlines for Dec. 17, 2021


CTV News
Waterloo, Guelph universities to start winter semester classes remotely

At least the first few classes of the winter semester at University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier Univeristy and University of Guelph will not be in-person.

Global News
University of Waterloo delays in-person classes next year

The University of Waterloo says classes that were scheduled to have in-person learning next year will now be delayed until at least Jan. 24 due to the rapid rise of the Omicron COVID-19 variant.

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Brock University delays start of in-person classes

Brock University is the latest post-secondary institution to delay the resumption of in-person classes in the New Year.

Global News
Queen’s, St. Lawrence move part of winter term online due to rising COVID-19 cases

Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ont., announced Thursday they will be moving most of their classes online for the first part of their 2022 winter terms due to rapidly rising COVID-19 cases at the school.

Toronto Sun
Toronto’s universities revert to remote learning

In-person classes are out. Remote learning is back. And it has left one student bewildered.

Global News
COVID-19: Omicron variant detected at University of Calgary campus, provost says

An email to students from the university provost, Teri Balser, confirmed the university was informed of an individual who was on campus who later tested positive for the Omicron variant.

CTV News
Sudbury’s Laurentian University gets new lifeline from province, board members resign

Laurentian University in Sudbury is receiving funding from the Ontario government that it says will allow the school to emerge from its restructuring in a stronger position.

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