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Headlines for July 22, 2021

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUL 22 2021

Ottawa Citizen
Online and in-person students in university classrooms cause concerns for teachers, teaching assistants and students

Unions representing faculty, teaching assistants and students at the University of Ottawa are concerned about the effectiveness of teaching students attending classes in-person and online.

Soo Today
CANADA: Ottawa commits money to lay foundation for Indigenous law centre in Ontario

Justice Minister says $918,000 will go to the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians and Lakehead University’s law faculty over three years to support Indigenous law-making research and “lay the foundation” for an Indigenous legal institute in Thunder Bay.

CTV News
New kind of space telescope will be carried by balloons roughly the size of football stadiums

Could the Hubble Space Telescope soon have a rival?

Global News
McMaster students living in residences will require vaccinations this fall

Students who’ve chosen to live in residences at McMaster University this fall will be required to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19, according the school’s execs.

CBC
No jab needed to return to campus at UWindsor or St. Clair College this fall

If you’re a student or faculty member returning to the University of Windsor or St. Clair College campuses this fall, you don’t need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 — but reactions to this are mixed.

North Bay Nugget
LU, Boreal and Cambrian preparing for in-person learning this fall

Sudbury’s postsecondary institutions are preparing to resume in-person classes and activities ahead of the fall semester while respecting the province’s COVID-19 guidelines.

The Timmins Daily Press
LU, Boreal and Cambrian preparing for in-person learning this fall

Sudbury’s postsecondary institutions are preparing to resume in-person classes and activities ahead of the fall semester while respecting the province’s COVID-19 guidelines.

The Timmins Daily Press
Nipissing to use ‘hybrid’ model this year

Nipissing University will use a hybrid model of in-class and online learning when classes resume in the fall, according to provost and vice-president of academics and research Arja Vainio-Mattila.

CTV News
Simcoe County post-secondary schools will resume in-person classes and activities this fall

Georgian College in Barrie and Lakehead University in Orillia are preparing for students to return to in-person classes and activities this fall.

Global News
Student group demands action from University of Regina against on-campus racism

A group of education grad students from the University of Regina penned a letter to President Jeff Keshen calling for specific actions to address on-campus racism.

CBC
U of C vaccine hesitancy guide gives doctors facts for struggling patients

A guidebook by researchers from the University of Calgary will assist family doctors who have patients with vaccine hesitancy.

CBC
Quebec nurses say paying student interns could help solve staffing crisis in ERs

Katia Maksoud is in her second year of nursing studies at CEGEP du Vieux-Montréal. As part of her studies, she’s had to do two internships, spending up to 10 hours a week working in a hospital setting, all the while going to class full time.

National Post
William McNally: Canadian universities are not safe places … for ideas

In a recent C2C Journal article, my colleague at Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU), Prof. David Millard Haskell, wrote about the widespread censorship taking place at Canadian universities.

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