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Headlines for January 29, 2024


The Coast
Nova Scotia and PEI likely to suffer from cap on international students

New federal limit has Universities Canada president “really concerned about how this is going to play out.”

CBC News
B.C. premier calls on Ottawa to work with provinces on international study permit cap
The Doug Ford government will be introducing measures “to protect students and improve the integrity of Ontario’s postsecondary education,” including a review of programs with a large number of international students.

CTV News
Ontario to introduce new measures amid international student visa cap

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.

Toronto Star
‘There is no risk that Queen’s will close its doors’: University principal speaks out about budget deficit fears

Patrick Deane said in a public statement that he wanted to ‘set the record straight’ about the school’s future as it faces a $48-million shortfall

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