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Headlines for February 5, 2024


CBC News
‘Serious blow’: N.S. universities push back after province’s funding announcement

Department of advanced education increases funding by 2%, but with strings attached.

CBC News
Quebec government ignored advice from advisory committee to ditch out-of-province tuition hikes
The University of Guelph has issued a statement about the federal government’s decision to cap the number of international students coming to attend postsecondary institutions in Canada.

Policy Options
When the Quebec minister of higher education attacks university autonomy
Pascale Déry and the Legault government are betraying the legacy of the Quiet Revolution by interfering with university management.

CBC News
The nursing order is putting on hold its plan to use the NCLEX-RN exam
Quebec’s order of nurses is changing course, saying it will temporarily suspend its plan that would have required nurses to hold a university degree before working in the profession

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