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Headlines for November 17, 2022


Global News
Western prof to lead team in Canada’s first lunar rover mission in 2026

Western’s Dr. Gordon “Oz” Osinski will serve as principal investigator and scientific lead on the project.

Global News
Demand soars for student food banks in Halifax

Both Mount Saint Vincent and Dalhousie universities are reporting more students are looking for help amid high grocery prices.

CBC News
Universities in Ottawa won’t mandate masks on campus

Universities in Ottawa won’t mandate masks, which some other universities have done in the province, choosing instead to strongly recommend their use indoors and urging students and staff to follow the guidelines from Ottawa Public Health.

CTV News
Thorneloe fights for right to claim $9.8M from Laurentian University

Thorneloe University is heading to court Nov. 18 to appeal a decision denying its $9.8 million claim against Laurentian University.

Winnipeg Free Press
Province takes step back from proposed postsecondary funding formula

The provincial government is pausing plans to roll out a controversial new funding formula for universities and colleges that would require metrics — for instance, specific graduation rates and other achievement benchmarks — be met in exchange for dollars.

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