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Headlines for October 12, 2022


Globe and Mail
Alberta rewriting rules to safeguard university research with China, other countries

The Alberta government, which has a freeze on new partnerships between its universities and China, is hiring a former Canadian diplomat to draw up new rules for all foreign collaborations by the province’s postsecondary institutions.

Globe and Mail
Canada’s permanent resident application backlog is forcing thousands of skilled workers to quit and return home

Many of them are former international students who landed jobs in Canada mid-pandemic, during a critical labour shortage.

CTV News
Cap on international students’ working hours should be lifted permanently: advocates

A new pilot project to lift the cap on the number of hours international students can work should be made permanent, say advocates who have spent years asking for the change.

Finding student housing in Toronto seemed impossible. Getting scammed didn’t help.

As rental prices rise across the country, many university and college students are struggling as they return to in-person classes.

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