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Headlines for Jan. 22, 2021


The Globe and Mail
Explore the power gap in Canadian universities

The impact that universities have in this country is infinite. These institutions don’t just educate the next generation of leaders and innovators, they shape the way that Canadians understand themselves and their country.

The PIE News
Canada: majority of Ontario DLIs now approved

The majority of Designated Learning Institutions in Ontario, Canada have been approved to receive international students, data from IRCC shows.

CTV News
Dal Black Studies prof speaks out after bigot interrupts virtual meeting

A Dalhousie University professor is speaking out tonight after her virtual meeting with black students was taken over by someone who attacked the group with racial and homophobic slurs.

Kingston Whig Standard
Tests for asymptomatic Queen’s students being discussed

The local public health unit is working with Queen’s University on developing a COVID-19 testing strategy for students entering residence.

CTV News
‘Unsanctioned social gatherings’ blamed for COVID outbreak in Guelph

The University of Guelph says “unsanctioned social gatherings” have resulted in a COVID-19 outbreak at one of its residences.

CTV News
Acadia University student tests positive for COVID-19

Acadia University says it has a positive case of COVID-19 in a student on campus.

Global News
‘It has not been easy’ Trent University student shares challenges of virtual learning

Trent University international student Abdullah Ghoto says he spends hours on end in front of his computer trying to catch up with his classes and assignments.

Nova Scotia researchers develop coronavirus testing tool for sewage

Researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax are working on a 3D-printed ball that can collect a building’s sewage and test the water for coronavirus.

CTV News
Free yoga classes offered to young people fighting cancer from the University of Calgary

Free online yoga classes are being offered by the University of Calgary to those who have or are recovering from cancer between the ages of 18 to 39.

The Chronicle Herald
Dal, MUN researchers look to make aquaculture safer

A project involving a team of researchers from Dalhousie and Memorial Universities is working to learn more about the aquaculture industry in Atlantic Canada and its impact on local communities.

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