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Headlines for February 7, 2024


Times Colonist
Canadian universities and colleges trying to come to grips with fallout from international student cap

Ottawa’s cap on international student visas is likely to mean a loss of hundreds of millions in tuition revenue across universities and both public and private colleges.

Globe and Mail
Applications to McGill, Concordia plummet after tuition hike targeting English schools
Applications to Quebec’s two largest English universities from out-of-province domestic students dropped substantially after the provincial government announced a tuition hike targeting those schools.

CBC News
Meet the 2 new activists-in-residence at the University of Guelph
The University of Guelph has named two activists-in-residence this year: Marsha Hinds Myrie (left) and Nneka MacGregor.

CBC News
Liberal, Green MPs probe universities’ free speech policies as Israel-Hamas war grinds on
As the conflict in the Middle East rages on, 13 Liberal and Green MPs are asking 27 Canadian universities to explain how they’re protecting faculty, staff and students from blowback over advocacy for Palestinians or Israelis.

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