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Headlines for Jan. 14, 2022


CTV News
University of Waterloo revamps aquatics lab to expand research on climate change, pathogen transmission

The newly revamped aquatics research lab at the University of Waterloo will make the facility one of the few in the country able to do live infection experiments of animals to study pathogen transmission — which could translate into human health applications.

CBC News
Hundreds of MUN students call for labs to move online amid ongoing COVID-19 wave

The university returned to mostly online learning for January as the Omicron wave spread across the province, but did allow for a few key exceptions to that policy — including labs for courses in the Faculty of Science, which are set to take place in-person for the winter semester.

CBC News
McGill COVID-19 guidelines warn of potential absenteeism, inability to accommodate all students

Some students at McGill University say they’re concerned about new COVID-19 accommodation guidelines distributed to teaching staff, ahead of the return to in-person instruction on Jan. 24.

CTV News
Intergenerational living initiative that pairs seniors with students coming to Winnipeg

An intergenerational living initiative that matches seniors with spare bedrooms with students needing affordable housing is coming soon to Winnipeg.

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