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Headlines for September 12, 2022


CBC News
Thousands of international students still waiting on permits after Canadian school year begins

The government is still processing 163,600 study permits for international post-secondary students as of Aug. 18.

CTV News
Laurentian says it can pay creditors a year earlier than expected

Thanks to a plan to sell its real estate to the province, Laurentian University announced Friday afternoon it will be able to pay creditors a year earlier than expected.

Global News
University of Alberta Campus Food Bank continues to face high demand

It’s been a resource for University of Alberta students to lean on throughout the pandemic and the Campus Food Bank continues to face high demand.

CBC News
Ukrainian scholars able to keep working with new funding initiative at University of Alberta

$600,000 has already been allocated, with more than 30 scholars and students helped.

CTV News
Sask. university implements suicide prevention strategy as school year begins

Students at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are being reminded to take care of their mental health as they head back to campus this month.

The London Free Press
Western staff, once vocal COVID vaccine supporters, say: No more

A Western University staff union is fighting the school’s COVID-19 booster mandate, launching a grievance in response to feedback from its members.

The Toronto Star
Students are now paying 25% more for housing than the average Canadian renter — and that’s pushing rents up for everyone

The student housing crisis is drastically increasing student debt and threatening the accessibility of higher education, housing experts and financial planners warn.

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