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Headlines for January 31, 2024


CBC News
Two postsecondary organizations express ‘significant concern’ over international student cap

Two organizations representing 234 post-secondary institutions have written a letter expressing “significant concern” about the federal government’s decision to cap the number of student permits for the next two years.

Global News
York University seeks meeting with union over ‘toolkit on teaching Palestine’
York University officials say they are asking to meet with a union representing teaching assistants over a teaching toolkit calling on staff to divert class time to talk about conflict in the Middle East.

CBC News
Medical students fear speaking out about Israel-Hamas war

The Israel-Hamas war has divided many in the medical community. CBC’s Sophie Langlois breaks down why it has some doctors, residents and medical students worried about their careers.

Montreal Gazette
Quebec anglos minister to take part in closed-door ‘fireside chat’ at McGill

A McGill-trained economist, Eric Girard has been largely silent on the Legault government’s decision to hike tuition for students from other provinces by 33 per cent.

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