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Headlines for June 16, 2023


CBC News
Sask. universities say they’re adapting to AI technology rather than fighting it

Both the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina say they are allowing students and faculty to use generative AI as long as they do so in an ethical manner.

Global News
SFU teaching assistants, instructors and support staff commence strike

Classes at SFU could soon be on hold after the university’s largest union voted to take job action. The Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) is on strike and will be picketing around the school.

The Globe and Mail
Canada’s immigration system is overwhelmed with information requests. Ottawa was warned – but did nothing

Each year, would-be immigrants file tens of thousands of access requests for the status of their applications. The result is a bogged-down public service, runaway costs and no fix in sight.

CBC News
Meet some of the 2023 Indspire Awards recipients making a difference in their communities

30th anniversary of the Indspire Awards honours Indigenous achievements from Turtle Island and beyond.

Global News
International students end Canadian airport protest over admissions scam, fears linger

International students who had been protesting near Toronto’s Pearson International Airport since May 28 have ended their protest after Canadian Immigration Minister Sean Fraser said deportation orders linked to a fake admissions letter scam will be put on pause.

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