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Headlines for March 2, 2023


Global News
Saint Mary’s University lifts mask mandate in common areas but still required in classrooms and labs

For the first time since July 2020, Saint Mary’s University in Halifax no longer requires masking in common areas, despite them still being “encouraged.”

CBC News
Eliminate tuition for nursing students, university president urges province

Denis Prud’homme of University of Moncton says waiving fees better than subsidizing students in Maine program.

CTV News
$290,000 up for grabs for Quebec student climate change prizes

The Quebec government is upping the cash students can nab for coming up with innovative solutions to the climate change crisis.

Global News
Montreal to pay $6 million, apologize to settle protest class-action lawsuits

The City of Montreal has agreed to pay $6 million and apologize to protesters who say their rights were violated when they were arrested during demonstrations against various causes, including rising university tuition fees and police brutality.

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