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Headlines for Nov. 20, 2018


Windsor Star
Francophone community disheartened by Ontario scrapping plans for French-language university

Windsor — thanks to its French heritage and volume of students studying in the language — was at the top of the list for expansion of a satellite campus in coming years.

National Post
More than 50,000 Quebec students to strike seeking pay for internships

Thousands of postsecondary students in Quebec are walking out of class this week seeking pay and workplace protections for internships undertaken as part of their studies.

CBC News
The cost of learning: Research in Canada’s North up to 25 times more expensive

Consultation with Indigenous communities and travel add costs to scientific studies.

Edmonton Journal
Edmonton MP sues The Gateway student newspaper for defamation

Edmonton-Griesbach Conservative MP Kerry Diotte is suing the University of Alberta student newspaper over a pair of articles that he claims have defamed him.

London Free Press
Nixed French university robs nearly 10,000 London students of opportunity

Franco-Ontarian flags across the region could soon be flying at half-mast.

CBC News
Homelessness among university students bigger than people realize, says prof

Eric Weissman says 70,000 post-secondary students in Canada experience homelessness.

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