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Headlines for July 4, 2022


CBC News
Laurentian University to freeze international tuition rates

On average, an international undergrad student at Laurentian pays $26,000 in tuition per year.

CBC News
Algonquin Elder Claudette Commanda appointed chancellor at University of Ottawa

It marks the first time an Indigenous leader will hold the role.

The Ottawa Citizen
No shot, no school: Western University turfed dozens of students over COVID vaccine policy breaches

Fifty-nine Western University students were withdrawn from their courses and banned from campus due to COVID-19 vaccination violations, according to the recently released annual report on the code of student conduct.

CTV News
Union says Quebec prof’s suspension for anti-vax comments violates academic freedom

The recent suspension of a Quebec professor of microbiology and immunology for comments critical of COVID-19 vaccines have raised concerns about the limits to academic freedom in the province.

The Hill Times
Canadian military colleges years late applying needed reforms

The military must face the unpleasant truths about the colleges and make radical, rather than incremental, change.

CBC News
New non-profit aims to help international students find equal opportunities in Manitoba

Post-secondary students started group to help others in areas like job hunting.

The Star Phoenix
U of R water security, climate change research lands $2.5M grant

A U of R research team is comparing notes internationally to find pre-emptive solutions to protect water resources.

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