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Headlines for June 15, 2023


CTV News
UPEI releases highly critical independent report into allegations against former president, university culture

The University of Prince Edward Island Review was commissioned shortly after the departure of former university president Alaa Abd-El-Aziz amid accusations of inappropriate conduct in 2021.

CBC News
Giller Foundation launches $10K scholarship for BIPOC writing students

The Giller Foundation, which administers the Scotiabank Giller Prize, has launched a new scholarship for Black, Indigenous and racialized high school grads pursuing an education in creative writing and literature.

The PIE News
Canada confirms fraud victims will not be deported; 700 figure “inaccurate”

International students who were victims in a fraud involving fake post-secondary education letters of acceptance will not face deportation, Canadian Immigration minister Sean Fraser announced on June 15.

CBC News
How this med school is tackling the rural doctor shortage

Canada’s health-care crisis is most acute in rural and remote areas, but the Northern Ontario School of Medicine has an approach that could help.

CNW Group
Government of Canada invests in strategic research at the University of Ottawa

Today, the Honourable Mona Fortier, President of the Treasury Board, highlighted an investment of more than $109 million in the University of Ottawa through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).

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