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Headlines for October 5, 2023


Global News
Rideau Hall regrets honouring former University of Alberta chancellor who fought for Nazi unit

The Governor General’s office has expressed its “deep regret” over having granted one of Canada’s highest civilian honours, decades ago, to a man who fought for a Nazi unit during the Second World War.

CBC News
UPEI violated P.E.I.’s health and safety act during pandemic, board rules

Board finds ‘complete failure of communication’ from UPEI during student isolation.

Globe and Mail
Canadian colleges seek to reassure Indian students as Modi-Trudeau tensions rise

Canadian universities are reassuring Indian students of their safety and offering resources to deal with the uncertainty triggered by the diplomatic crisis between the two countries as they seek to limit the fallout on a booming business.

CTV News
Rideau Hall apologizes for honouring former Nazi and U of A chancellor, university won’t comment

The University of Alberta is not offering any comment after the Governor General’s office apologized for awarding the Order of Canada to former university chancellor and Nazi veteran Peter Savaryn.

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