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Headlines for Jan. 16, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 16 2019

Globe and Mail
Ontario government expected to cut tuition fees for Canadian students by 10 percent

Tuition fees at Ontario universities and colleges will be slashed by 10 per cent under a new framework expected to be released by the Ford government later this week.

Seminars on sexual consent now mandatory for UBC fraternities

Fraternity members at the University of British Columbia are now required to take workshops on sexual consent, bystander intervention and healthy masculinity.

The Province
UBC’s iconic Pit Pub celebrates its 50th birthday

These days, Pit Nights are a UBC tradition, but in the ’60s, students had to fight for their right to party.

Montreal Gazette
Minister hopes national standards will stop sexual violence on campuses

A new advisory committee on campus sexual violence will meet Wednesday in Montreal with the federal minister for women and gender equity.

Chronicle Herald
Diplomatic tussle doesn’t worry Nova Scotia’s Chinese students

The Chinese Foreign Ministry issued a notice Tuesday, urging Chinese citizens to approach travel to Canada with caution. The notice came a day after the Government of Canada advised Canadians to “exercise a high degree of caution in China.”

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