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Headlines for June 27, 2022


The Toronto Star
Universities grapple with housing first years as enrolment jumps

One incoming University of Guelph student, who lives a half-hour away, is considering deferring her admission after being wait-listed for residence.

The Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta’s Indigenous strategic plan aims to bridge gaps across programs

The University of Alberta formally launched a strategy that aims to bring Indigenous world views, histories and perspectives to every one of its programs Friday.

The Ottawa Citizen
University of Ottawa part-time professors vote for strike mandate

The union representing part-time professors at the University of Ottawa says members may go on strike if the school isn’t more “accommodating” of its demands in ongoing labour talks.

CBC News
Student EI program stopped, students in ‘disbelief’

Until now, post-secondary students were eligible for employment insurance benefits.

The Edmonton Sun
Boost for Campus Saint-Jean; Ottawa, province and University of Alberta agree to $13.3M in short-term funding

The University of Alberta’s Campus Saint-Jean finally has an answer to its funding question.
Ottawa, the province and the university itself will provide $13.3 million over the next three years with the feds ponying up for the lion’s share.

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