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Headlines for May 18, 2021


CTV News
Challenges mount for international students as province requests tighter travel restrictions

Confusion and uncertainty continue for international students with Canada suspending flights from both India and Pakistan, and now the government of Ontario asking for even tighter restrictions.

My Caribou Now
UNBC decides against proof of vaccination requirement for students

The return to in-class instruction at UNBC will be a little easier for students this fall.

Anger, dismay at McGill as board of governors blocks racial justice motion

McGill University’s board of governors swatted down a motion endorsing racial justice last month, angering staff and student groups who have been pushing the school to more decisively address racism on campus.

Edmonton Journal
Opinion: Time for transparency in China’s dealings with Canadian universities

Canada’s free society is based on cultural expectations of reciprocal fairness and goodwill in our dealings with fellow citizens.

The Sault Star
Opposition mounts over Northern med school change

More than 2,000 letters have been sent to universities and colleges minister Ross Romano and local MPPs.

The Timmins Daily Press
Sudbury column: What’s next for Laurentian University?

Column: We have worked under difficult circumstances to develop a plan to create a new Laurentian.

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