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Headlines for March 21, 2019

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 21 2019

Globe and Mail
Federal budget 2019: Universities applaud new funding

The budget includes new funding for work-integrated learning, a reduction in the interest charged on student loans, and a new building for the country’s first Northern University.

Ottawa Citizen
More than 4,000 university and college students in Ottawa say they were sexually assaulted last year

The Ottawa findings, from the 2018 Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey released by the Ontario government this week, bring into sharp focus an issue that students, advocates, universities and colleges have been grappling with.

National Post
College, university students walk out of class to protest funding changes

Students at colleges and universities across Ontario walked out of class Wednesday to protest the government’s changes to postsecondary funding.

Globe and Mail
Federal budget 2019: New funding will fill key data gaps, create Canadian information centre

Tens of millions of dollars will go toward filling key data gaps in areas where researchers say Canadians are often in the dark due to spotty or inaccessible numbers.

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