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Headlines for January 25, 2024


GLobal News
How international student cap could affect services at universities, colleges

The federal government’s cap on the intake of international students has drawn sharp reactions from learning institutions across the country, with concerns it will impose major financial challenges on colleges and universities and the services they offer.

Globe and Mail
Ottawa to ensure international student cap doesn’t target francophones

Immigration Minister Marc Miller is preparing measures to ensure that the federal government’s new cap on international student visas does not lead to a sharp drop in the number of francophones studying in Canada.

Global News
Ontario aware of ‘over-reliance’ on international students before federal cap: docs

As Ontario’s post-secondary institutions come to grips with a far-reaching federal cap on international student approvals, internal provincial documents reveal that the Ford government was aware that colleges and universities had an “over-reliance” on overseas students as a way to make up for budget deficits.

CTV News
Sask. nursing students say they were wrongfully accused of cheating

Several students who were involved in the latest round of investigations by the University of Regina are criticizing the school’s use of virtual exam proctoring and its academic misconduct policies.

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