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Headlines for March 24, 2022


CBC News
Ontario extends college, university tuition freeze to 2022-2023

Colleges and Universities Minister Jill Dunlop said the Progressive Conservative government wants to reduce financial barriers and financial strain on families.

Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa post-secondary students appreciate tuition freeze, but fear international learners will have to account for it

“International students … have said in the past they feel like cash cows. They’re very easy targets.”

CBC News
Université Laval medical students forced online after COVID-19 outbreak

In-person learning, including internships, halted until April 1 after several students infected by SARS-CoV-2.

Ottawa Business Journal
Carleton’s Sprott School to offer fully online MBA programs

The online programs will have multiple start dates throughout the year. Sprott says they will be “self-paced with 24/7 access to asynchronous courses to accommodate busy schedules.”

Niagara Falls Review
University of Waterloo fires professor over vaccine mandate

Move comes in same week school says it’s dropping its vaccine mandate; other faculty also facing termination.

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