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Headlines for September 30, 2022


CTV News
Manitoba partnering with University of Saskatchewan for more veterinary postsecondary education seats

The government has reached a new interprovincial agreement with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan to expand the number of seats guaranteed for Manitoba.

CTV News
B.C. unveils strategy for improving strained health-care system, including promised medical school

The B.C. government has announced dozens of measures designed to address critical staffing issues in the province’s health-care system, which include expanding the roles of pharmacists and paramedics.

Global News
COVID-19: University of Saskatchewan faculty members call for mandatory mask mandate

A letter of more than 100 signatures was presented to President Peter Stoicheff and the pandemic response and recovery team Thursday afternoon.

CTV News
Western University students demand change after professor uses racial slur during lecture

Law students at Western University are demanding change after a professor used a racial slur during a lecture earlier this week.

CTV News
U of A offering course to counter anti-Indigenous stereotypes

A course has been launched at the University of Alberta to help students and the public become better allies to Indigenous people.

Global News
University of Alberta student who fled Ukraine wins International award for landmine detecting drone

A 17-year-old who fled war-torn Ukraine and is now a student at the University of Alberta has won a global prize for an invention borne out of the violence he saw back home.

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