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Headlines for Feb. 11, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 11 2019

Globe and Mail
Labatt family donates $20-million to U of T for depression research

Arthur Labatt and his family have donated $20-million to the University of Toronto to create the Labatt Family Network for Research on the Biology of Depression.

Global News
Redeemer University College is cutting its fall tuition by 42 percent

In an effort to attract more students, Redeemer University College is reducing its tuition for Canadian undergrads by 42 percent.

More international students choosing to stay in N.S. after studies

Retaining 10 percent of the province’s international students by 2024 was a major plank in the Ivany report of 2014. According to One Nova Scotia, the latest numbers show 9.4 percent are staying.

University of Regina withdraws support from Camp fYrefly

The faculty of education at the University of Regina is rescinding its support of Camp fYrefly — an annual leadership retreat for gender and sexually diverse youth.

Global News
Clear that Indigenous students face racism at University of Manitoba, says President

The University of Manitoba isn’t doing enough to combat racism against Indigenous students on campus, says the university’s president.

Toronto Star
Fears raised over impact of tinkering with student fees

The Ontario government has announced that, starting in September, all ancillary fees will be itemized and categorized as being for essential or non-essential services. Students can opt out of the latter.

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