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Headlines for November 8, 2022


Times Higher Education
Canada seeks to block universities from filing for bankruptcy

A proposal moving through the federal Senate would bar public universities from creditor protection.

CBC News
Presidents of 2 Manitoba universities wary of funding higher education using certain outcomes

Manitoba’s plans to change the way it finances universities and colleges is facing opposition from presidents of some of those institutions.

Times Higher Education
Canada scraps interest on federal student loans

Permanent expansion of a COVID-era waiver on interest payments was cheered by student activists, but lamented by conservatives as wasteful and by progressives as missed opportunity.

Global News
What starting over means for these professors in the wake of Laurentian University’s insolvency

In February 2021 the Sudbury, Ont., university revealed it was insolvent. Two months later it cut 69 programs and nearly 200 staff and faculty positions.

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