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Headlines for November 7, 2023


Globe and Mail
Quebec’s English-language universities offer to promote French in tuition talks

Quebec’s English-language universities say they will ensure almost half of their non-French speaking students graduate with intermediate French if the provincial government scraps a plan to double tuition for students from other provinces.

Globe and Mail
Canadians face long lineups for Indian visas as political rift creates backlog

New Delhi abruptly suspended visa services to Canadians in September after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau publicly accused the country of involvement in the killing of Canadian Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

CTV News
Quebec rejects offer to not raise tuition for McGill, Concordia students

The Quebec government is rejecting a proposal from McGill and Concordia universities that would keep tuition fees for out-of-province students the same starting next fall.

CTV News
U of M creates childcare program to help student parents, staff members

The school has created a babysitter directory which allows parents to connect with university students to help look after their kids.

The Peterborough Examiner
Union says it was denied input on Laurentian University plan

The union representing faculty at Laurentian University says it is disappointed in how the university is moving forward with the institution’s transformation plan, citing a lack of transparency and collegiality in the approval process.

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