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Headlines for Aug. 26, 2019

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 26 2019

Globe and Mail
Trudeau government outlines five-year, $148-million plan to attract more foreign students to Canadian universities
Concerned that more than half of the international students in Canada come from just two countries, China and India, the federal government has pledged nearly $30-million over the next five years to diversify global recruiting efforts in the postsecondary sector.

Global News
Chinese influence in Canada ‘alive and well,’ says student leader threatened by trolls
Canada is failing to combat the spread of Chinese influence that is “alive and well” throughout the country, one prominent student leader says.

Ottawa Citizen
Changing nature of future workforce concerns CEGEP federation
Though CEGEP attendance is slightly lower than last year, the federation intends to focus on increasing the number of successful graduates to meet labour demands

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