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Headlines for July 21, 2021

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUL 21 2021

CTV News
University of Regina hosting hundreds of northern Sask. wildfire evacuees

The University of Regina is hosting more than 450 people from the Shoal Lake Cree Nation and the Red Earth Cree Nation who have evacuated their homes due to wildfires in the area.

Global News
COVID-19: Faculty union seeks vaccine mandate at Western University

The union representing 1,500 faculty members along with dozens of librarians and archivists at Western University is calling on the London, Ont. school to implement a campus-wide COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

The Toronto Star
Toronto’s universities boast about two dozen Tokyo Olympians

Toronto’s universities boast about two dozen Olympic athletes and coaches, either currently attending or who are alumni — including one who attended two of them.

CBC
‘It’s exciting:’ UW embraces return to in-person learning as province sends memo

Universities in Waterloo region and Guelph say a new memo from the province has given them the ability to expand their learning, and open up more spaces on campus for students to be welcomed.

CBC
U of S research team investigates long-term effects of COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have published findings that delve into the effects of COVID-19 on other organs and potential connections to long-haulers disease, the name given to the symptoms that continue to affect people even after the virus has left their system.

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