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Headlines for June 23, 2021


University students concerned about fall semester

Not all Canadian post-secondary institutions are requiring students to be fully vaccinated before returning to campus in the fall, fuelling concerns among some learners.

What’s it like entering the workforce during a pandemic? These grads are about to find out

Normally right about now, you’d see university campuses teeming with young adults in gowns, celebrating a major milestone in their lives.

Award-winning Queen’s prof questioned over Indigenous identity claim

An award-winning and influential Algonquin rights activist and professor at Queen’s University faces mounting scrutiny over the legitimacy of his claim of Indigenous identity.

CTV News
Sudbury’s architecture school now a fully accredited institution

Laurentian University’s McEwen School of Architecture is now a fully accredited school after the Canadian Architectural Certification Board granted the professional Master of Architecture Program ‘Initial Accreditation’ for a term commencing July 1.

Dal students scrambling for housing after university limits residence spaces

Hundreds of students are scrambling for a place to live this fall after learning last week there’s no room for them in Dalhousie University’s residences in Halifax for the upcoming school year.

CKGP Today
New chair elected at UNBC

Catherine Wishart has been elected new board chair of the Board of Governors at UNBC.

Laurentian advocates cheer Sault MPP Ross Romano’s exit from ministry of colleges, universities

A group of faculty and students formed to protest the cuts at Laurentian University says its lobbying has paid off.

Prince George Citizen
UNBC hosting virtual workshop for Indigenous students interested in medicine

Indigenous youth interested in pursuing a career in medicine will have the chance to learn more about the career path thanks to a summer workshop hosted virtually through the Northern Medical Program.

Dalhousie board of governors approves new arena complex

The board of governors at Dalhousie University has approved plans for a new arena complex.

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