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Headlines for Oct. 18, 2019


Why climate change means Indonesian students are coming to Canada

The country needs actuaries to advise on the financial risks of catastrophic events. But its universities lack programs.

Edmonton Journal
Universities and colleges preparing for 10 per cent cut next year, internal email says

Alberta post-secondary institutions are anticipating three consecutive years of cuts to public funding, according to an internal university email obtained by Postmedia.

Times Higher Education
Student fees and funding ‘key battleground’ in Canadian election

Main political parties take different approaches to improving affordability of higher education.

The Peterborough Examiner
Guest column: How political organizing became my only route back to university

Like far too many young Canadians, my dream of a better future feels like it’s on hold. My generation is facing the combined crises of unaffordable housing, crippling student debt and the climate disaster.

The Kingston Whig-Standard
Kingston Police meet Homecoming with new strategies, allies

Kingston Police are prepped and ready for another Queen’s University Homecoming this weekend with new strategies and allies.

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