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Headlines for Nov. 8, 2017

BY ANQI SHEN | NOV 08 2017

Globe and Mail
Canada urged to fund program to send students abroad

The report was released by the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University of Ottawa and the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.

Globe and Mail
UBC shelves new freedom of expression statement

A working group of nine professors and administrators submitted a two-page draft of a new statement to UBC president Santa Ono at the end of September.

Hindustan Times
Number of Indian students in Canada crosses 100,000

Part of the reason for the surge in Indian students opting for higher education in Canada is the somewhat immigrant-unfriendly signals from the Donald Trump administration in the US.

Edmonton Journal
Five Indigenous students make history by undertaking PhD in native studies at University of Alberta

The only independent faculty of native studies in North America has been building the three-year doctoral program since 2012.

Foreign students claim they were misled about chances of staying in Canada

Almost two dozen foreign students gathered in Edmonton to discuss their enrolment in a private college, which they’ve learned is not eligible for a federal post-graduate work program.

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