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Headlines for Jan. 22, 2019

By ANQI SHEN | JAN 22 2019

CBC
Indigenous virtual reality experience heading to Wilfrid Laurier’s Brantford campus

Lisa Jackson, an award winning filmmaker who is Anishinaabe, looks at a version of Toronto if the infrastructure of the city were reclaimed by nature and Indigenous culture.

Niagara Falls Review
Tuition cut leaves Brock with $15M shortfall

Brock University is bracing for a budget shortfall of more than $15 million this year, following last week’s announcement that the provincial government is cutting tuition fees by 10 per cent.

CBC
‘Double-dipping’ sees Laurentian University get $219K extra from province

Laurentian University is in negotiations with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to return over $200,000 in funding it shouldn’t have received.

Globe and Mail
First Nations to have more control over on-reserve education as Ottawa looks to close funding gap

First Nations people will be reassured that the schools on their reserves are funded at the same rate as other schools in Canada under a new approach to education developed by the federal government and the Assembly of First Nations.

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