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Headlines for October 4, 2022


The Financial Post
Google Canada grants $2.7M to tech training for Indigenous Peoples, media literacy

The tech giant will allocate $2.7 million toward grants helping Indigenous Peoples prepare for tech jobs and teaching media literacy to underrepresented communities.

CBC News
Laurentian University does an ‘about face’ and requests 2 letters be unsealed

The Sudbury, Ont., university will make a motion in a hearing on Wednesday to request the courts make the two letters public.

CTV News
Faculty at Western University overwhelmingly approve strike mandate

Members of the faculty association at Western University are ratcheting up the pressure on contract talks later this week.

CBC News
International students at MUN struggling with rising cost of living, tuition

Last summer, Memorial University announced it would end its tuition freeze, in place since 1999 this fall, nearly doubling tuition to $20,000 for international students.

Global News
Halifax police ask Dalhousie University to play stronger role after violent gathering

In an Oct. 3 letter, the chief of Halifax Regional Police urges university president Deep Saini to consider three specific steps in response to large gatherings that disrupt residential neighbourhoods near the school.

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