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Headlines for May 9, 2022


The Montreal Gazette
Opinion: Quebec’s academic freedom bill would compromise higher education

It should go without saying that academic freedom deserves robust protection. But such protection cannot take the form of a law that foresees state intervention in university policy.

Global News
UNB to be part of ‘peer support’ mental health pilot program

The University of New Brunswick is one of five university campuses across the country taking part in a pilot project that will train 100 students as peer support workers.

CBC News
In a mental health crisis, university campus police won’t be the only responders under new program

Program involving CMHA, police and piloted in Guelph, aims to help students and minimize unnecessary ER trips.

CBC News
UPEI, Holland College tuitions going up this fall

UPEI tuition will be going up by 2 per cent for all students, including international students, those in graduate programs and students at the Atlantic Veterinary College.

CBC News
Ottawa medical school partnership aims to train more Inuit health-care professionals

Nunavut health minister hopes University of Ottawa partnership leads to more Nunavummiut in medicine.

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