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Headlines for March 12, 2024


CTV News
Concordia student unions begin strike, prepare for demonstration on Wednesday

Student unions representing more than 20,000 students at Concordia University began strike action on Monday as they gear up for a mass demonstration against Quebec’s tuition hikes in downtown Montreal on Wednesday.

Edmonton Journal
Alberta postsecondary students and faculty warn flat 2024 budget will squeeze universities, students

University faculty and student leaders say Alberta’s latest budget squeezes postsecondary institutions and will jeopardize the quality of university education across the province.

Global News
First Nations University of Canada to offer Indigenous journalism degree

The First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) is launching the first four-year Indigenous journalism and communication degree in North America.

Policy Options
It’s time to restore pride in postsecondary institutions and immigration

International students were seen as a source of funding for Canadian campuses and of highly skilled immigrants. It’s time to restore funding in education to achieve better results on both fronts.

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