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Headlines for March 2, 2022


CTV News
University-led consortium gets $1.5M to help with demand for registered nurses

A $1.5 million funding boost from the provincial government aims to support the university-led Ontario Internationally Educated Nurses Course Consortium (OIENCC) in updating its competency-bridging program of study for internationally educated nurses.

CFJC Today
Ukrainians studying at TRU raising awareness and funds to send protective equipment to Ukraine

After a rally held in Kamloops last week, some of the Ukrainian students who helped organize the event are now pouring their energy into sending protective equipment to those defending their home country.

CBC News
Holland College and UPEI say vaccination policy will continue until end of semester

The schools plan on keeping the two-dose requirement until the end of the semester and will re-evaluate then whether it will be continued past the spring.

The Record
UW has terminated staff not complying with vaccine policy, professors begin unpaid leaves

The University of Waterloo’s decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations has led to a series of terminations for staff.

Global News
U of L students host sit-in protest as faculty association strike continues

A couple dozen students could been seen occupying a University of Lethbridge hallway on Monday and Tuesday in demonstration.

Global News
New Brunswick universities hesitate to follow province in lifting all restrictions

Though the province is lifting all pandemic restrictions on March 14, including gathering limits and mask mandates, New Brunswick’s universities are hesitant to follow suit immediately.

CTV News
Algonquin College to require proof of vaccination through end of winter term

Algonquin College says its COVID-19 vaccine policy is not changing this term, despite provincial proof of vaccination restrictions being dropped.

CTV News
Black medical students on how they and BLM are changing their schools

Two Black medical students aren’t waiting for anyone’s permission to lead tough conversations about race and equity at their schools.

CTV News
Acadia University students heading back to class Thursday as faculty strike ends

Acadia University students will head back to class Thursday as the four-week strike by the school’s faculty association comes to an end.

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