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Headlines for Oct. 11, 2018


UBC issues urgent alert, braces for natural gas shortage after pipeline explosion

“Heat, hot water and cooking equipment are considered essential, but community members are asked to reduce their usage wherever possible. Anyone using natural gas for other purposes, such as research, is asked to take steps immediately to stop that use.”

Regina Leader-Post
‘These words just kept on repeating in my head’: U of Saskatchewan student speaks out after being harassed about wearing a hijab

The university has since banned the 24-year-old man from its campus.

P.E.I. schools get $1.5M for international student recruitment

Ottawa and the P.E.I. government are providing some help to the University of Prince Edward Island, Holland College and Collège de l’Île so they can recruit more international students.

Saskatoon Star-Phoenix
New U of Saskatchewan strategy steeped in ideas of reconciliation

Indigenization was such an important part of the University of Saskatchewan’s new plan that it was gifted with an Indigenous name.

Ottawa Citizen
University of Ottawa undergraduates launch bid to replace embattled student federation

The University of Ottawa Students’ Union, headed by eight students not connected with the ousted federation, has outlined plans for a new governance structure and intends to bring its proposals to students and administrators.

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