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Headlines for Oct. 8, 2021


CTV News
Montreal-raised physicist linked to Nobel win urges Quebecers to continue ‘to believe in science’

A Quebec-born scientist who has contributed to research that won his collaborator this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics says he hopes to inspire Canadians to value science.

Global News
Hamilton police charge Waterloo student tied to ‘unsanctioned’ university homecoming party

A student from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., is the latest to be charged in connection with the “fake” homecoming party that drew thousands to the Hamilton’s west end on the weekend.

CTV News
Three people charged following post-Panda Game party near University of Ottawa campus

Ottawa police have also issued 18 new images of people they want to speak to as part of the investigation into the destructive street party near the University of Ottawa campus.

York University’s Capstone classroom: taking experiential learning to the next level

This award-winning program bridges the gap between classroom education and hands-on problem solving, as students from diverse backgrounds work together to tackle world issues.

My Coast Now
Here2Talk: Free app offers mental health counselling for B.C.’s post-secondary students

Studying for exams, finding housing and employment during the pandemic, and adjusting to new social and academic settings are just some of the challenges facing students right now. And it can have a big impact on their mental health.

CBC News
University of Sudbury transfers Indigenous studies online courses to Kenjgewin Teg

Kenjgewin Teg president Stephanie Roy says transfer is a gesture of ‘reconciliation’ with Indigenous people.

The Pie News
Too high, too low or just right? How pricing data can help Canadian universities hit the Goldilocks zone

Nearly two years into the pandemic, the impact on higher education is still being felt around the world. Probably the biggest impact is on international student enrolments, with movement between countries still restricted.

Global News
USask Dean of Medicine condemns tweets outing anti-mandate advocate with COVID-19

University of Saskatchewan Dean of Medicine Preston Smith is taking a strong stance on health privacy after a member of his faculty outed a well-known opponent of COVID restrictions for being in hospital with COVID-19.

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