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Headlines for Sept. 22, 2020


U of O announces winter term to be ‘primarily’ online

The University of Ottawa has notified students and faculty that its 2021 winter semester will be composed “primarily of remote learning, with only a few exceptions.”

The Chronicle Herald
Saint Mary’s University moves to a mix of online and in-person classes for winter term

Saint Mary’s University is adding opportunities for students to interact in-person during the winter 2021 term.

Global News
4 Wilfrid Laurier students test positive for coronavirus

Four students from Wilfrid Laurier University have tested positive for the coronavirus, the school said over the weekend.

Global News
University of Guelph confirms 1 coronavirus case on campus

The University of Guelph has confirmed one case of the novel coronavirus on its campus.

Global News
1 probable case of COVID-19 involving Dalhousie student reported in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia reported Monday one probable case of COVID-19 involving a Dalhousie University student, who has received indeterminate test results, and no new confirmed cases of the virus.

CTV News
Hike in tuition leaves some McGill international students facing uncertain future

McGill University suddenly increased tuition this semester for some international students by 35 per cent, leaving some saying they won’t be able to afford the bill—after coming all the way to Canada to study.

Student visa limbo leaves thousands stuck, unable to start studies in Canada

Gustavo Camelo is one of thousands of international students stuck in limbo, ready to start college or university, but missing one thing — a Canadian student visa.

CFAX 1070
Dozens of tickets issued after large party at UVic

Saanich police attended to the University of Victoria (UVic) two times over the weekend after a large gathering was spotted Friday evening.

The Record
Partying on Homecoming may trigger $750 fine, students warned

University students who party on Ezra Avenue this Homecoming weekend will risk bigger fines and face bylaw officers armed with extra powers.

Lethbridge News Now
Province announces $2.1-million for tech equipment & research at post-secondary schools

Students attending technology-related programs at SAIT, Red Deer College, and Olds College will son have new state-of-the-art equipment to work with.

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