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Headlines for April 19, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | APR 19 2018

CBC
Wilfrid Laurier University, Conestoga College to build education village in Milton

The Ontario government will pay $90 million for a new education village, which will be an extension of both Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo and Conestoga College in Kitchener.

Global News
University of Alberta’s decision to give David Suzuki honorary degree criticized

After announcing on April 10 that David Suzuki would be one of the 13 honorary degree recipients in 2018, the University of Alberta is defending its decision.

CBC
Quebec students want say on how sexual violence addressed on campus

Students are calling on the Quebec government to let them join a committee helping schools deal with sexual violence.

CBC
Students ‘discouraged and upset’ as tuition rises at Acadia, King’s

Acadia University and the University of King’s College in Nova Scotia are increasing their tuition fees for the coming year to cover the rising cost of education.

Edmonton Journal
‘Not putting lipstick on a pig’: University of Alberta’s largest residence requires $117-million overhaul

The University of Alberta’s largest residence will require a $117-million overhaul if it is to avoid a “significant failure of major building systems,” the U of A’s finance committee heard.

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