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Headlines for August 11, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 11 2022

Global News
Hundreds of scientists set to rally for more federal funding

Organizers of the “Support our Science” rally say they will present an open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Science and Innovation Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne that has been signed by thousands of scientists and measures more than 60 metres long.

Globe and Mail
Alberta drops plan to force online university to move employees to Athabasca

The Alberta government has backed off on its threat to cut funding to Athabasca University unless the school agrees to relocate hundreds of employees to the small town that shares its name.

Toronto Star
How Canadian universities raked in record-high revenues amid the pandemic

Universities took a hit when lockdowns impacted campus life, but healthy returns on investments helped boost the bottom line, a Statistics Canada report says.

CBC News
UPEI makes Indigenous Studies course mandatory in order to graduate

The course, part of the university’s newly established Faculty of Indigenous Knowledge, Education, Research, and Applied Studies (IKERAS), is launching this fall.

CTV News
Victoria housing crunch hitting students hard

Work is being completed on the University of Victoria’s new residence hall, which will be ready to welcome 400 students in September.

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