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Headlines for March 25, 2024


Toronto Star
Doug Ford said new funding would help Ontario’s universities — but an analysis shows one-third are still in the red

The Council of Ontario Universities — which represents the province’s 23 publicly assisted schools — says the Ford government’s funding “falls far short of what the sector needs to be financially sustainable.”

Peterborough Examiner
Federal cap on international students shouldn’t affect universities, colleges that have been ‘good actors,’ Miller says

But the immigration minister is also warning provinces that Ottawa may step in if the allocation of the international study permits is not done fairly.

Times Colonist
‘Seismic shift’ in B.C.’s visa requirements creates confusion for international graduate students

“I’m in a very awkward position.” Zongwang Wang, a 28-year-old from China, said that changes to the provincial nominee program could put his future in Canada in jeopardy.

CBC News
Some N.B. schools now want more money up front from international students

Students need to pay part or full tuition when applying at several universites and colleges in the province.

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