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Headlines for March 29, 2022


CTV News
N.S. announces $105 million to improve infrastructure, enhance health care, training at rural universities

The province says the money will allow St. Francis Xavier University, Acadia University, Université Sainte-Anne and Cape Breton University to address a “significant backlog” of infrastructure upgrades and improvements.

CTV News
International students to be trained as Sask. ‘ambassadors’ through new program

The Saskatchewan Student Ambassador program is a part of the New International Education Strategy, which Advanced Education Minister Gene Makowsky said can give students experience to grow Saskatchewan’s economy.

The Globe and Mail
Donna E. Young is reimagining a law school for the future

Ms. Young is the founding dean of Ryerson University’s Lincoln Alexander School of Law, which opened doors to students in the fall of 2020.

CTV News
Alberta university students call for end to budget cuts, tuition increases

Students from the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta are planning a province-wide rally in an attempt to reverse budget cuts and freeze tuition increases.

CTV News
University of Ottawa dropping proof of vaccination and masking rules

The University of Ottawa will no longer require masking and proof of vaccination against COVID-19 on campus starting in May.

Global News
Queen’s University to suspend mandatory vaccination and masking measures

Queen’s University has announced changes to campus COVID-19 health and safety measures, beginning May 1.

Cape Breton Post
Social work programs coming to Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University is receiving $5 million in provincial funding to work on a health strategy initiative.

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