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Headlines for Nov. 28, 2019


Edmonton Journal
Alberta announces round-the-clock mental health resources for postsecondary institutions

The United Conservative government will spend $22 million to fund mental health and addiction supports at the province’s 26 post-secondary institutions.

The PIE News
At the 2019 CBIE conference, outward mobility was a key concern

While there has been a recent surge in international students choosing Canada for their studies, how to implement the outward mobility goals of the country’s recently announced International Education Strategy was a recurring topic of discussion.

The most unexpected workplace trend coming in 2020: the return of the liberal arts major

A host of experts are arguing that liberal arts majors are about to make a major rebound.

Global News
Ukrainian students want U of Alberta lecturer fired after calling Holodomor a ‘lie’ on Facebook

The Holodomor, a government-imposed famine through the 1930s, is recognized as genocide by the Parliament of Canada and most legislatures in Canada, including Alberta.

Lacombe Online
U of Calgary cancels admission to its collaborative degrees with college

The decision affects U of Calgary undergrads in sociology and psychology taking courses through Red Deer College.

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