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Headlines for Jan. 28, 2022


CTV News
Laurentian must hand over most privileged documents, court rules

Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice issued the ruling Jan. 26 on the court fight between the insolvent university and Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk.

Global News
University of Alberta scientists studying space through NASA’s James Webb telescope

Dr. Robert Smith, a science historian with the University of Alberta, joins Global News Morning Edmonton to explain how NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will help scientists all around the world explore space to new horizons.

The Toronto Star
Many Ontario university students feel forced to return to in-person classes

Students worry about their safety, and finding a short-term lease, as classes resume in the next few weeks.

The Toronto Star
Meet the Brampton network fighting the labour exploitation of international students

Upset and tired of what they believe is a constant violation of international students’ rights in Brampton, a number of residents have organized to take action.

The Toronto Star
Ontario Tech University applications up 33 per cent from province’s high schoolers

Ontario Tech University has had the greatest jump in applications of any university in the province for the fall 2022 semester, revealing what experts say is an increasing interest in STEM and health-care professions.

The PIE News
Canada: survey points psychological, academic and financial stress/

Findings suggest 80% of international students were “concerned” or “very concerned” about their ability to pay for their education, 55% were at risk of depression and about 50 per cent at risk of an anxiety disorder. A further 30% reported that they “had not adapted well to online instruction”.

CBC News
Concerns building about B.C. university’s investigation into 2 senior leaders

Staff and faculty at B.C.’s Thompson Rivers University are sharing a growing lack of confidence in how the school is handling an investigation into allegations of harassment, bullying and anti-Indigenous racism involving two senior leaders.

CTV News
More Montreal university students protest in-person learning

There is growing concern over the return to in-person learning at universities in Montreal.

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