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Headlines for July 14, 2021


The Globe and Mail
Want to go back to school this fall? First, take two COVID-19 shots

This week, Seneca College became the first. The Toronto-area public college, which prior to the pandemic had 30,000 full-time students annually and 60,000 part-time registrants, announced that students and staff must be fully vaccinated if they want to be on campus this fall.

Woe, Canada: U.S. lawmakers lament skilled immigrants moving north

American immigration laws have gathered dust for decades. Reform efforts have stalled amid partisan bickering. Businesses warn it’s costing the country talent.

CTV News
Maritime universities begin preparations for return of students for fall semester

With only about six more weeks of summer before classes return for the post secondary fall semester, students countrywide will soon be returning to Maritime universities, whether they are vaccinated or not.

The PIE News
Canada Student Direct Stream extended to seven new countries

Canada has announced that its Student Direct Stream initiative supporting faster visa processing will be extended to eligible post-secondary students in seven countries across the Caribbean and Central and South America.

CTV News
COVID-19 vaccines will not be mandatory at post-secondary schools in Ottawa

If you’re heading to a Seneca College campus this fall, you will need to be vaccinated.

Global News
UWaterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University offering COVID-19 vaccination clinics on campus

Both the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are offering staff and students the opportunity to get vaccinated against COVID-19 on campus.

CTV News
Post-secondary students call for return of ‘vote anywhere’ advance voting to Calgary

Student leaders from Calgary’s major post-secondary institutions are calling on Elections Calgary to reverse its decision to cancel ‘vote anywhere’ advanced polling stations.

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