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Headlines for March 25, 2022


The Pie News
Canada top choice destination for one in four prospective students

The US is placed second spot, with 20% of students indicating it is their preferred destination, and the UK and Australia are in joint third place, with 19%, respectively,

CBC News
Dalhousie Medical School aims to increase Indigenous student admissions

University’s academic director of Indigenous health says the application process is being adjusted

CBC News
Sudbury hospital opens training centre that can welcome more than 2,000 students

Facility has a simulation lab that can recreate medical procedures and emergencies.

The Sudbury Star
Cash-strapped Laurentian says tuition freeze no surprise

While Ontario students will welcome a recent decision to keep tuition fees frozen at their current level, the move won’t help an already cash-strapped institution like Laurentian.

University of Victoria moves towards reinstating campus mask mandate

According to a post on Twitter by the University of Victoria Faculty Association, the school’s senate voted 23-19 in favour of bringing back an on-campus mask mandate during a senate voting session.

The Montreal Gazette
McGill residence students with COVID-19 forced to break isolation to eat

Cases of COVID-19 have surged at McGill following spring break.

Global News
Kamloops death of university lecturer now a homicide investigation

60-year-old Mohd Abdullah was last seen on March 11th in Kamloops. His body was discovered in a vehicle last Thursday.

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