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Headlines for Sept. 10, 2019


CTV News
Ontario won’t pay for French-language university until 2023
Ontario taxpayers won’t have to pay for the new French-language university until after the next provincial election, according to Francophone Affairs minister Caroline Mulroney, giving the government time to focus on balancing the budget.

The PIE News
Two-thirds of Asian int’l students study in just five countries – OECD
Of all mobile students across the OECD, 56% came from Asia, but two-thirds of Asian students converge on only five countries: Australia, Canada, Japan the UK and the US.

Global News
Schools tackle sexual assault even before students hit campus
One in five women arriving on a Canadian university or college campus this week will experience sexual violence while studying at a post-secondary institution, the Canadian Federation of Students says.

Times Higher Education
Canadian universities earning more from fees than public purse
Domestic students benefit for now as foreign classmates cancel out provincial budget cuts.

Windsor Star
Strike averted at the University of Windsor
The University of Windsor dodged a strike after reaching a deal with union representatives early Saturday.

Globe and Mail
Libertarian student group Runnymede Society seeks to shake up Canada’s legal culture
A libertarian student group has developed a growing presence in law schools, where it seeks to shake up a legal culture it views as devoutly uncritical of the Supreme Court and established Canadian legal norms.

Why the 4-year college or university degree isn’t for everyone
Today’s high school graduates have several options open to them, says personal finance columnist Mark Ting.

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