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Headlines for October 3, 2022


CTV News
Inflation hits international students hard, with some turning to food banks

One Vancouver food bank said that three-quarters of the students on its books were from overseas.

CTV News
Indigenous university officially opens in Sault Ste. Marie

Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is one of nine Indigenous postsecondary institutions in the province and offers degree programs in Anishinaabe culture and language.

The Sault Star
Algoma U keeps thunderbird symbol

The postsecondary institution, with campuses in Sault Ste. Marie, Timmins and Brampton, plans to keep its long-standing symbol flying high while undergoing a brand refresh.

CTV News
Dozens rally in Vancouver to demand end of health-care fees for international students

Organizers of the protest argue the additional cost is unfair to international students, who already pay high tuition fees and rent.

The Prince George Citizen
UBC firing of student advisor for sex app use OK, court rules

The student adviser was appealing a 2018 decision by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal (BCHRT) that found he was not discriminated against on the basis of sexual orientation in the dismissal.

Global News
Security car flipped, pedestrian struck during ‘unsanctioned’ Trent University celebrations

Trent University and police in Peterborough, Ont., said Sunday they are both investigating incidents of mischief coinciding with the university’s Homecoming and Head of the Trent Regatta celebrations over the weekend.

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