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Headlines for December 8, 2023


Globe and Mail
Ottawa doubles the cash foreign students need to study in Canada

International students who want to come to Canada will need to prove they have more than $20,000 in order to qualify for study permits – more than twice as much as is currently required – a reform the federal government expects to significantly cut the number arriving here.

Global News
McGill University applications down a ‘catastrophic’ 20% after out-of-province tuition hike

McGill University officials painted a dire picture Thursday of the impact already being felt by the institution over the government’s planned tuition hike for out-of-province students.

The Montreal Gazette
McGill won’t rule out moving some operations to another province

“We are going to look at all options to make sure that (McGill remains) one of the greatest universities in the world,” principal Deep Saini said.

The Montreal Gazette
‘Silence isn’t neutral’: Emails show debate in Quebec universities on Israel, Hamas

Five days after the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel, Université de Montréal rector Daniel Jutras was under growing pressure to say more about the conflict.

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