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Headlines for July 9, 2021


The Toronto Star
Why Canada’s COVID recovery needs to include international students

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the borders and threw Canada’s immigration system into chaos, one of the most affected groups was international students — a group that contributes both short- and long-term benefits to Canada’s economy and society.

Global News
Manitoba to increase nursing grads by 50 per cent, offer support to internationally trained nurses

Manitoba announced plans Thursday to add almost 400 more nursing graduates across the province each year, while separately offering new supports to internationally educated nurses.
Why Ryerson should change its name to Reconciliation University

It was almost half a century ago that Waterloo Lutheran University decided to change its name to de-emphasize its religious ties. But the university presumably wanted to keep its well-known abbreviation and honour a former Canadian prime minister at the same time.

Regina Leader-Post
Opinion: U of R committed to reconciliation as world starts to reopen

We will model equity, diversity and inclusion in our teaching and research, writes new University of Regina president Jeff Keshen.

MUN deciding on tuition hike ‘behind closed doors’ says student union rep

Student union leaders say Memorial University went behind closed doors Thursday night to vote on a proposal that would see tuition rates double.

The Toronto Star
Rooming house helped York University student pay the bills

For three years, Nathi Zamisa lived in an 11-room rooming house with up to 15 other occupants in “The Village,” a neighbourhood of about 800 homes just south of York University’s Keele campus.

Telegraph Journal
Cyber-security gap forces UNB to shut down printers

UNB spokesperson Heather Campbell said the security vulnerability doesn’t appear to be one that was exploited specifically to target the university.

The Toronto Star
GEN NEXT is all about the future for Canadian Federation of University Women

For nearly 65 years, the Aurora and Newmarket chapter of the Canadian Federation of University Women has been focused on empowering women’s lives and promoting education.

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