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Headlines for October 7, 2023


CTV News
‘Disgusting’ Nazi imitation video launches University of Calgary investigation

The University of Calgary has launched an investigation over a video showing alleged students imitating soldiers from Nazi Germany.

CBC News
Foreign doctors take up more medical residency spots as Canadians struggle to get in

Canada has an acute shortage of doctors — a staffing crisis that is expected to get much worse in the years ahead as the number of residency positions on offer fails to keep up with rapid population growth.

CTV News
Western University names new chancellor

Western University has announced that Kelly Meighan will be installed as the university’s 24th chancellor, effective Oct. 11.

CBC News
Dalhousie University to provide free pads and tampons in washrooms

Dalhousie University is supplying many of its washrooms with free menstrual pads and tampons.

Globe and Mail
Simon Fraser University set to open first medical school in western Canada in 55 years

Simon Fraser University’s new medical school will be state-of-the-art with future-facing technology for simulated lab spaces, artificial intelligence and virtual reality. Students will be placed in real-life, team-based learning environments in communities early on in their programs.

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