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Headlines for March 1, 2022


CTV News
Royal Roads University buys property in Langford, prompting rumours of new postsecondary institution

In a statement to CTV News, Royal Roads University said that local institutions are discussing the future of the land.

CTV News
‘We demand you get back to the table’: Students call for action to end U of L faculty strike

Dozens of students held a sit-in protest outside the University of Lethbridge’s administrative offices on Monday in an attempt to get the school and faculty members back to the bargaining table amid an ongoing labour disruption.

CTV News
Western University welcomes back first year students

Hundreds of students moved back into residences on campus over the weekend, hoping this is the last time they will have switch gears this year.

The Toronto Star
Laurentian University surrenders financial documents to province

Laurentian University has given the Ontario government 3.8 million documents related to its financial troubles and what led to them, following an unsuccessful court fight to avoid releasing them.

CTV News
Security guard dies following attack at UBC’s Okanagan campus

Kelowna RCMP confirmed Monday that the 24-year-old victim, who was assaulted shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday in the University Centre building, has succumbed to her injuries.

Times Higher Education
Ukrainian students and academics ready to fight Russian invaders

Unexploded bombs and civil resistance corps on campus are now part of life in Ukraine, explains minister turned university president.

The Telegraph-Journal
N.B. university deficits raise fear of bankruptcy

The University of New Brunswick has an $8.9-million accumulated deficit, much of it caused by the pandemic.

Lethbridge News Now
Unfair labour practice complaint filed against the U of L

In the complaint, the ULFA alleges that the U of L Board has refused to bargain seriously throughout the current round of negotiations.

Niagara Falls Review
Brock University students advocate for online learning options

A handful of students stood outside Brock University Monday afternoon to advocate for online learning options and to bring attention to “unsafe conditions” at the St. Catharines campus.

CBC News
St. Thomas University to keep COVID-19 restrictions until end of semester

UNB drops vaccine requirements for some spaces, consulting Public Health on masks.

The Cape Breton Post
Mediation effort in Acadia faculty strike fails; university wants binding arbitration

UNB drops vaccine requirements for some spaces, consulting Public Health on masks.

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