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Headlines for March 20, 2023


The Globe and Mail
Ottawa to extend postgraduation work permits for thousands of foreign nationals

The federal government will allow thousands of foreign nationals with expiring postgraduation work permits to extend their stays in Canada by up to 18 months.

The Globe and Mail
UBC program opens the door for former Afghan judges to study law

The program was inspired by a request from Patricia Hania, an assistant professor at Toronto Metropolitan University’s law and business department, who issued a call to Canadian law schools on behalf of the International Association of Women Judges.

CBC News
UPEI faculty union goes on strike as negotiations with university break down

Faculty members at the University of Prince Edward Island walked off the job Monday morning after a strike deadline passed in an ongoing dispute with the university over a new collective agreement.

CBC News
Compensation for sexual assaults ‘could well be a challenge,’ King’s College president says

In the wake of a report documenting allegations of sexual abuse and assault by a former University of King’s College professor, the school has said some of the victims may be entitled to compensation.

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