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Headlines for Dec. 4, 2019


Students of colour on connecting with their cultures on campus

The years students spend in university can be both overwhelming and eye-opening.

Global News
Sask. government aims to make immigration easier for entrepreneurial international students

A new category is being added to the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program for international students looking to stay in the province as entrepreneurs.

University World News
Chinese international students – The end of the affair

Growth in the number of Chinese students pursuing study in four top destinations – United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia – is “slowing significantly”, according to a new report.

Global News
Public bodies in Nova Scotia get one year to develop accessibility plans

Nova Scotia is taking another step toward making the province more accessible to people with disabilities by 2030, requiring municipalities and post-secondary institutions to come up with plans to remove barriers to access.

‘We have to send a strong message’: Montreal leads call for tighter gun laws before Polytechnique anniversary

As Montreal prepares to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, pressure is growing on the Trudeau government to follow through on its campaign commitment for tighter gun control — and go further in cracking down on handguns.

CTV News
Ex-Liberal minister Scott Brison named chancellor of Dalhousie University

Former Liberal federal cabinet minister Scott Brison has been appointed chancellor of Dalhousie University.

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