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Headlines for May 10, 2022


The Calgary Herald
Varcoe: Post-secondary schools could hold key to downtown turnaround, new provincial report says

The study discusses several priorities, including providing incentives to reduce the high vacancy rate, exploring ways to diversify the downtown and attracting new industries and housing into the area.

CTV News
University of Manitoba waiving application fees for students applying from Ukraine

Manitoba’s largest university is taking steps to support those affected by the invasion of Ukraine by waiving application fees for international students who are Ukrainian citizens.

The National Post
New Report From CUPE Shows Universities and Colleges Impoverishing Vulnerable Workers

Contracting out of services in the post-secondary sector in Canada is hurting disadvantaged workers with poverty-level wages and low benefits, a new report from the Canadian Union of Public Employees revealed today.

The Globe and Mail
James Webb Space Telescope captures sharpest ever views of universe in ‘extraordinary milestone for humanity’

Astronomers working with the James Webb Space Telescope are praising the newly commissioned observatory’s performance and scientific potential after a public release of test images.

The Toronto Star
Black alienation in academic life begins in high school: study

A first-of-its-kind national database tracking the lived experiences and unique challenges of Black youth as they navigate the university world will be unveiled later this year, with far-reaching implications for researchers and students alike.

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