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Headlines for June 26, 2023


CBC News
Academics with disabilities compare notes on campus accommodations

A group of academics who took part in an event at King’s University College on Friday said there’s still more work to be done when it comes to accommodating the unique needs of students with disabilities.

CBC News
UPEI to hold town hall after report describes ‘toxic’ environment

The University of Prince Edward Island plans to hold a “community town hall” for students, faculty and staff on Monday to let them air concerns after a third-party report outlined major issues at the campus, including discrimination and sexual harassment and violence.

Times Colonist
International students face tougher job prospects than domestic peers, B.C. research suggests

British Columbia has by far the lowest rate of international students transitioning to permanent residency among the provinces, both five years and 10 years after their first study permits.

Global News
Indian man charged for alleged role in international student admissions scam

Canadian authorities on Friday charged an Indian man for allegedly issuing fraudulent university letters of acceptance to Indian students and other immigration-related criminal offenses.

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