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Headlines for Oct. 15, 2020


‘There are probably going to be job losses’: U of C looks to minimize impact of impending cuts

Facing another round of provincial budget cuts in 2021, the University of Calgary says there will undoubtedly be job cuts.
‘It’s been pretty brutal’: First month back at school tough on mental health, students say

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Andrew Fuller was thriving at school.

Lethbridge News Now
Strong donor support helps out over 20 U of L students struggling through pandemic

The University of Lethbridge put out a call, and the community responded.

Calgary Herald
U of C veterinary medicine school gets $3.4M funding boost

The University of Calgary’s faculty of veterinary medicine is receiving a $3.44-million funding boost from the provincial and federal governments.

The Toronto Star
U of T orders ‘impartial review’ of human rights program hiring fiasco

The University of Toronto is ordering an “impartial review” of a hiring fiasco that led to an international firestorm that has imperiled its own prestigious human rights program.

CTV News
Carleton Students win zero-emission auto design competition

A team of students from Carleton University have won a competition to design a zero-emission vehicle.

Global News
Trent University draft plan for Symons Campus land is now available for public review

A draft for future use of the lands and nature areas on the Symons Campus at Trent University in Peterborough is now open for public feedback.

Globe and Mail
Beijing used influence over B.C. schools to push its agenda and keep tabs on Canadian politics, documents show

A Coquitlam board’s deals with the Confucius Institute on after-school programs gave the Chinese-backed organization a strong say in how China is portrayed, and internal files suggest administrators were asked to report back on political leaders’ attitudes.

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