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Headlines for Oct. 25, 2018

BY ANQI SHEN | OCT 25 2018

Globe and Mail
Millions sunk into planning for three cancelled Ontario university campuses

The presidents of two Ontario universities expressed surprise and disappointment Wednesday at provincial funding being pulled from proposed satellite campuses, one of which was set to begin construction in December.

Toronto Star
York U calls ‘urgent meeting’ to save planned campus after Tories axe funding

York University’s president has called an “urgent meeting” for Friday with key stakeholders to “save” the development of a satellite campus.

Toronto Star
Ontario’s post-secondary minister leaves door open to cutting free tuition program

When asked twice about free tuition, the minister of training, colleges and universities, reiterated the government’s concerns about the province’s finances, adding “we need to get Ontario back on track.”

Lethbridge Herald
More support for First Nations students needed, says U of L president

Canada’s universities must attract and support more First Nations students. And they should encourage more of today’s undergraduates to study overseas.

Montreal Gazette
Quebec ombudsman sounds the alarm on Inuit education

Quebec is failing miserably at providing Inuit children with access to quality education, according to a report released Wednesday.

Halifax Today
ReconciliACTION campaign being launched at MSVU

The goal of the student campaign is to highlight the need for more Indigenous language course offerings in post-secondary institutions.

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