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Headlines for Dec. 8, 2021


True North
University of Saskatchewan introduces its own three-dose vaccine policy

Students will need “at least two doses” of COVID vaccine to avoid being kicked off the University of Saskatchewan campus in January, and will require a third dose whenever they’re “eligible.”

St. F.X. cancels classes Tuesday in wake of suspected COVID-19 outbreak

St. Francis Xavier University cancelled classes Tuesday amid what appears to be an outbreak of COVID-19 on campus.

Kamloops This Week
After protest, TRU board resumed meeting in private

But doing so, out of the public eye, appears to have contravened the university board’s own bylaws.

CBC News
International students say U of M left them without mental-health support during strike by faculty

Classes resumed yesterday after University of Manitoba faculty voted to accept a deal with the university, ending the five- week strike.

CTV News
Concordia University of Edmonton faculty votes in favour of strike

The Concordia University of Edmonton’s faculty association could soon be the first in Alberta to go on strike.

CBC News
UPEI president Alaa Abd-El-Aziz resigns, citing his health

‘The last few months have been very difficult, and my health has suffered for it.’

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