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Headlines for November 30, 2023


CTV News
Quebec may backtrack on university tuition hikes, increase by 33% instead: report

Quebec seems ready to back down from its plan to double tuition prices for university students outside of the province in exchange for more ambitious francization programs at English-speaking universities.

Toronto Star
More international students are seeking asylum in Canada, numbers reveal

The number of study permit holders who sought asylum in Canada has more than doubled in the last five years, according to government data, which found eight of the top 10 post-secondary institutions with the highest refugee claimant numbers came from Ontario colleges.

The Montreal Gazette
Reported easing of Quebec tuition hike not enough, universities say

While it’s encouraging that the government is ready to change its plan, McGill says, a rate of $12,000 would still price Quebec out of the market for many out-of-province students.

Speech after long silence: 2 original UPEI complainants tell their stories to board members

Chair says Erin Casey and Wendy Carroll were let down by UPEI in wake of allegations

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