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Headlines for Oct. 24, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 24 2018

Globe and Mail
Doug Ford government cancels funding for three new GTA university campuses

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government is cancelling funding for three university campuses in the Toronto area, blaming the province’s poor finances.

Times Colonist
B.C. poised for additional $100 million-plus subsidy for international student health care

The province will become only one of three Canadian jurisdictions to insure international students staying for less than a year.

Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa surgeon temporarily suspended from uOttawa teaching post after alleged inappropriate joke

He will have no direct contact with students and staff until the investigation is complete, a spokesperson for the university said in a statement.

The Star Edmonton
Alberta university students flood minister with mail asking for stable tuition policy

Seeing the effect tuition increases have had on other students, Ruan Bouwer didn’t want to see any more people held back from a university education.

Globe and Mail
Bridging the gap between Indigenous education and financial literacy

A recent OECD report found that Indigenous peoples face numerous barriers when it comes to employment and successful skills training. It also found that outcomes are dramatically improved when people gain access to Indigenous-led programs, writes Simon Brascoupé.

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