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Headlines for March 15, 2022


Global News
5 Canadian scholars win $100K Killam Prize for outstanding research

The Canada Council for the Arts named this year’s winners of the prestigious Killam Prize on Tuesday.

CTV News
International education training program launched in Sask.

The Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) is partnering with the Ministry of Advanced Education to deliver an International Education Practitioner Program in Saskatchewan, the first of its kind in Canada.

The Toronto Star
Ontario expanding medical schools to boost doctor numbers

The province is boosting the number of medical school and residency spots over the next five years, touting it as the largest expansion in a decade, the Star has learned.

The Toronto Star
Cuts to Express Entry may affect thousands of international students, activists warn

The Express Entry path for federal high-skilled workers for 2022 was cut in half.

CBC News
Winnipeg man calls on Manitoba universities to waive tuition fees for Ukrainian students

Nick Krawetz says universities should cover tuition and living costs for Ukrainian students affected by war

CBC News
$500K bill sparks calls for universal health care for international students

Family of Kenyan Tevin Obiga received $517,764 medical bill from St. Boniface Hospital after his death.

RD News Now
Enhanced mediation to start Tuesday between U of L and faculty
A mediator is set to step in early this week to try to help the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors (the board) and the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association (ULFA) reach a new agreement.

Cape Breton Post
Cape Breton University students fighting food insecurity

Addressing food insecurity among post-secondary students at Cape Breton University is only one goal of the food box program happening today.

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