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Headlines for September 20, 2022


CTV News
CAQ promises $40 million for research chairs in Quebec studies

The CAQ hopes to remedy what it called a decline in Quebec studies since the 1990s.

Toronto Star
‘Most complicated times, ever’: Newmarket and York University forge partnership to tackle today’s big issues

The partnership strengthens an informal relationship between the town and York University and puts in place a framework to work on big ideas.

CBC News
Lack of campus-wide protocols leaves professors improvising on COVID-19 safety

Vivek Krishnamurthy, professor at the University of Ottawa, says he’s tried to find ways to make in-person learning safer for his students despite the lack of university-wide protocols.

CBC News Ottawa
Immunocompromised students scrambling for online options with return to in-person classes

After more than two years of the pandemic, the COVID-19 measures in place during previous waves have been dropped, leaving students and post-secondary staff to sort out for themselves how to proceed safely.

Global News
Western University to offer minor in Black Studies

Through the department of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, the program will offer an array of local, national and international “disciplinary perspectives” centred around Black culture, history and heritage.

Burnaby Now
A look into how Canadian cities deal with student housing

Cities have four broad approaches when it comes to urban planning strategies for off-campus student housing, the study says.

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