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Headlines for December 13, 2023


The Globe and Mail
Parliamentary committee calls for boost to scholarship and grant funding

Four-party committee’s report recommends a 50-per-cent increase to the value of tri-agency graduate research scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships.

National Post
Feds urged to do more to protect international students: CAUT

The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is calling on the federal government to do more to protect international students from fraud and abuse.

National Post
Editorial: It’s time for new leadership at Canadian universities

As executive director of Allied Voices for Israel (AVI), which unites students of all backgrounds against antisemitism and hatred, I have received lip service from university presidents and faculty at campuses across the country justifying hateful rhetoric or the glorification of terrorism emanating from students, professors and invited speakers.

National Post
Legault is giving English universities the cold shoulder: McGill and Concordia

On Friday, the premier said his government’s tuition plan is “reasonable” because “we have to stop seeing French going down in Montreal.” He said Higher Education Minister Pascale Déry “continues discussions with McGill and Concordia.”

CBC News
Higher income requirements could deter students from coming to Canada, some students say

St. Clair College doesn’t believe policy will have an effect on enrolment levels.

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