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Headlines for Dec. 21, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 21 2021

Global News
UBCO student concerned about university’s handling of sexual assault report

This fall the Kelowna RCMP apologized for mishandling a sexual assault complaint, but long before the complainant went to the police the UBC Okanagan student first sought help from the school.

CTV News
Western researchers finding early success with new COVID-19 vaccine

A new vaccine being developed at Western University that uses a harmless virus is showing early promise in producing a stronger and longer-lasting immunity to COVID-19.

Toronto Star
‘It’s a little saddening’: International students in Peel face greater obstacles to learning due to pandemic

Isaiah Colthrust distinctly remembers the chaotic journey back to Trinidad and Tobago in March 2020.

Global News
University of Manitoba returns to remote learning for winter term

The University of Manitoba is pivoting to remote learning once again.

CTV News
McGill students beg to defer in-person exams, worried about infecting their hometowns

As Quebec acts to shut down broad swaths of activity on Monday at 5 p.m. — schools, gyms, bars, among others — McGill University students are begging their school to do the same, warning they’re about to fan out across the country.

National Post
Opinion: Quebec commission proposes bold new approach to protect academic freedom from woke mobs

Christopher Dummitt and Zachary Patterson: In Quebec, a commission is recommending strong action to turn the tide against reactionary mobs.

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