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Headlines for December 19, 2023


The Globe and Mail
Opinion: Is the university’s problem too much free speech, or too little?
Campuses need to prune back a tangled garden of socially destructive to change attitudes

The Globe and Mail
Opinion: Let’s not overlook the huge contributions that foreign students make to this country
International students are being blamed for escalating the housing crisis, but they also bring important expertise to Canadian universities

Peterborough Examiner 
Canada’s international students relieved after federal government allows longer work hours
International students are expressing relief over the federal government’s decision to uphold a temporary policy lifting a 20-hour-per-week work cap until the end of the school year.

National Post
Palestinian-rights group vows to keep using McGill’s name despite revocation
McGill University confirmed Monday that it has barred a Palestinian-rights group on campus from using the word “McGill” in its name after the student club described the Oct. 7 massacre by Hamas of Israeli civilians as “heroic.”

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