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Headlines for Jan. 25, 2022


CBC News
UPEI delays return to in-person learning

Students who attend UPEI will be getting their education online for at least another month.

CBC News
Webb telescope arrives safely. Now, Canadian astronomers are ready to unravel the mysteries of the universe

Scientists say that they’ll be able to see back to when the first stars and galaxies formed.

CTV News
McGill classes are back in session, but with more students threatening boycotts

Montreal’s university students are back in class — at least some of them — but opinions about that fact are as divided as ever.

MUN Not Prioritizing Health and Safety of University Community, says MUNSU

While K-12 students head back to class tomorrow, MUN students, faculty and staff must return to campus one week from today—a decision which isn’t sitting well with the MUN Students’ Union.

Global News
Acadia students, faculty call for flexible learning options as in-person classes resume

After starting the winter term online due to safety reasons, Acadia University returned to in-person classes Monday. But some students and faculty are raising safety concerns given the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CBC News
Students, seniors alike looking to food banks for help

At the beginning of COVID, Kidd said they were seeing 80 to 90 students a week looking for help.

The Winnipeg Free Press
Province treats adult education as ‘afterthought’: prof emeritus

Stagnant provincial funding has left thousands of adult learners with fewer options to improve literacy skills or receive a high school diploma, according to new research by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

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