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Headlines for September 8, 2022


Global News
N.S. has highest undergraduate tuition by province, Quebec lowest: StatsCan

Nova Scotia has the highest undergraduate tuition by province in the country, according to a new report by Statistics Canada.

Global News
Kingston, Ont. police lay over 40 charges during Queen’s move-in weekend

Police in Kingston, Ont., were busy over the first weekend of September patrolling the city’s University District.

National Post
Prestigious international education forum to be held in Canada for the first time

The tenth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning to focus on innovations in educational resilience.

CBC News
International students in Cape Breton frustrated by health insurance price hike

Some international students at Cape Breton University have taken to social media to raise concerns about an increase to health insurance premiums, saying they weren’t told about the price hike.

Vancouver Sun
Emily Carr University professor resigns after being accused of faking Indigenous heritage

An American artist hired by Emily Carr University in 2019 as part of an initiative to hire more Indigenous faculty has resigned in the light of a damning Maclean’s magazine article that challenged her Indigenous heritage.

Calgary Herald
UCalgary to offer Doctor of Nursing professional degree, a first for Western Canada

The University of Calgary is set to become the first post-secondary in Western Canada to offer a doctor of nursing degree.

CBC News
5 Western University students seek injunction to block COVID-19 booster shot mandate

Five Western University students have filed a court injunction in an attempt to block the London, Ont., institution’s compulsory COVID-19 booster shot mandate, saying the school “lacks the authority” to collect the necessary information to implement such measures.

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