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Headlines for October 16, 2023


Toronto Star
He’s the first-ever chief AI officer at a Canadian university: How ChatGPT is changing postsecondary

First-ever chief AI officer is instated at Western University to educate and advocate for the ethical use of the technology.

CBC News
University of Toronto implements tuition-free initiative for 9 First Nations near its campuses

The University of Toronto has launched a tuition-free initiative for nine First Nation communities in territories adjacent to its downtown Toronto, Mississauga and Scarborough campuses to increase post-secondary accessibility for Indigenous students.

BNN Bloomberg
Quebec plans to double university tuition for out-of-province students by 2024

Quebec is doubling tuition for out-of-province students, more than half of whom come from Ontario, saying taxpayers shouldn’t subsidize English-speaking people who leave after graduating.

Global News
York University faces calls to decertify student union over statement of solidarity with Palestinians

York University is facing calls to decertify a major student union over a public statement that called Hamas’ attacks in Israel “justified and necessary.”

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