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Headlines for July 16, 2021


Students living on Cape Breton University campus will need to be fully vaccinated

Cape Breton University will be requiring students staying in residence this fall to have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, the only university in Nova Scotia that is putting in the measure.

CTV News
North Bay post-secondary schools undecided if vaccinations will be mandatory for students on campus

As the 2021-22 school year nears, health officials, the province and educators have to decide whether restrictions will be in place for unvaccinated students.

CTV News
‘Challenging landscape’: Some of Alberta’s post-secondary students, staff won’t require COVID-19 vaccinations

As pandemic restrictions ease, administrators at Alberta universities and colleges are trying to figure out the safest way for staff and students to return to on-campus learning.

Global News
Post-Secondary institutions in Kingston join the growing list of schools in Ontario that say they will not make vaccines mandatory in the fall

St. Lawrence and Queen’s University both say they will not be making vaccines mandatory for students to live on residence, or attend in person class this fall.

Education Minister Says MUN Remains One of the Highest Publicly-Funded Universities Nationally

Memorial University is one of the highest publicly-funded universities in the country. That’s according to Education Minister Tom Osborne who was responding to the phasing out of government tuition offsets to MUN over the next five years.

Record number of N.B. university students participating in internship program

When the pandemic hit, Monica Boquin feared her chances of landing an internship were gone amid massive workplace disruption.

Vancouver Sun
UBC athlete sues coach and university over sexual-assault allegations

A member of the UBC Thunderbird’s track and field team is suing a former coach and the university, alleging she was sexually assaulted by the coach while he performed massage therapy on her.

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