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Headlines for October 27, 2023


Globe and Mail
Editorial: François Legault has concocted a threat to the French language that no one else can see

Mr. Legault is currently trying to burnish his nationalist credentials after his party, Coalition Avenir Québec, lost a recent by-election to a resurgent Parti Québécois.

CTV News
Opinion: An important debate on education takes an unfortunate turn

Much ink has been spilled over tuition fees and university funding since the Quebec government announced new measures ten days ago. But the discussion paints an overly simplistic picture.

CTV News
Western parts ways with Muslim chaplain following remarks made online

The move by the university comes after learning of comments Sh. Aarji Anwer posted on social media, saying it doesn’t align with their “commitment to peaceful and respectful dialogue.” The chaplains, volunteer positions, are meant to support all faith groups while focusing on the members who share their faith, the university said.

The Globe and Mail
Indians still want to move to Canada despite growing anxiety over political tensions

Since tensions arose between the Canadian and Indian governments last month, there has still be a strong amount of applications for work or other visas. Indians living in Canada without permanent residency or those who submitted applications before tensions grew, are anxious.

CTV News
University of Waterloo researchers create plant-based micro-robots to help with medical procedures

The researchers say this will be the foundation for a new era of soft medical micro-robots. It has the capability to perform minimally invasive biopsies or cell and tissue transplants.

The Globe and Mail
Immigration Minister set to combat international student fraud

Immigration Minister Marc Miller will unveil a system of reforms on Friday planning to combat fraud in international students admissions and stop fraudsters from preying on students for financial gain. It will also speed up the application process for study-permits at certain colleges and universities.

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