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Headlines for Aug. 25, 2020

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 25 2020

CBC
Tuition, online learning and mental health big concerns for this fall, post-secondary students say

When it comes to returning to class this fall, post-secondary students aren’t just worried about how to log on to online learning, says Mehar Hundal.

Global News
Montreal university students facing challenges amid coronavirus pandemic

The end of August means local and international students are flocking to Montreal universities.

The Huffington Post
It Took A Pandemic To Prove What Students With Disabilities Wanted For Years Is Possible

Schools’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic shows online learning is possible — but students with disabilities still need additional support.

The Toronto Star
Online classes will impoverish the university experience for students

University students across Canada are not returning to their campuses next month.

The Province
Volunteer groups warned federal government about student program We Charity was hired to run: emails

The We Charity program was flawed, warned volunteer groups in internal Department of Employment memos four days after the now-beleaguered group was contracted to run a national student aid program.

The Province
Canadian student athletes will no longer be tested for cannabis

Canadian student-athletes who consume cannabis can finally breathe a sigh of relief.

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