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Headlines for Jan. 7, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JAN 07 2022

Macleans
Canada is falling behind globally on public funding for universities. That’s a problem.

‘How do we ensure that the financial resources available to Canadian universities are commensurate with the positioning we seek on the global stage?’

iPolitics
University students in Alberta can’t safely return to class: NDP

With no apparent plan in place, the governing United Conservative Party (UCP) is putting the onus of protecting public health on universities, said David Eggen, the NDP critic for Advanced Education.

CTV News
COVID-19: Hamilton post-secondary schools expect full in-person return closer to February

McMaster University and Mohawk College have earmarked their return for students closer to February, barring any further restrictions from Public Health Ontario.

Burnaby Now
COVID-19: Hamilton post-secondary schools expect full in-person return closer to February

When classes start at Capilano University next week, students will be attending most lectures and seminars remotely, the school’s administration has announced.

CTV News
‘Potentially unstable’ chemicals to be disposed of at U of R

According to a news release from the school, due to their age, the chemicals may pose an explosive hazard if disturbed.

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