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Headlines for June 16, 2021


CTV News
Ryerson University to require students living in residence to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Students living in residence at Ryerson University this fall will be required to get a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Julianne Hazlewood

What can students expect when they head off to college or university this fall?

CTV News
Doctors left in limbo as Medical Council of Canada cancels controversial exam

At a time when Canada continues to deal with a shortage of doctors, many residents say they have not been able to become fully licensed since the pandemic began.

Policy Options
Downtown universities are critical to the recovery of city cores

Universities are inherently connected to their communities, creating whole new sectors, supporting innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth.

The Globe and Mail
Natural gas trader takes on mantle of research chair, funds academic research of psychedelics

A couple of years back, Jim Parker’s son recommended he listen to a podcast that touched on psychedelics.

CTV News
Calls grow to ensure international students feel at home in September

Western University and Fanshawe College is a second home for many international students, but do they all feel welcome?

Study shows majority of post-secondary grads from New Brunswick stay here

For many years, the perception was that New Brunswick was losing many of its young, educated citizens after they graduated from post-secondary education.

Global News
Students can expect changes at University of Alberta after continuing cuts

When university students head back to campus in the fall, things are going to look a lot different behind the scenes.

Carleton student Cihan Erdal freed from Turkish prison

A Carleton University PhD student and Canadian permanent resident who spent the last 262 days in a Turkish prison has been freed.

The Kingston Whig-Standard
Group claims Queen’s ignored allegations staff falsely claimed Indigenous identity

Dozens of academics around Canada are calling for Queen’s University to retract a statement defending staff anonymously accused of falsely claiming Indigenous identity.

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