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Headlines for July 26, 2021

BY IAN MUNROE | JUL 26 2021

CBC News
University students scramble to get into residence on campus

University students are getting an education in something not in the lesson plan — pandemic housing.

The Tyee
Why Was UNBC’s Board Chair Fired?

The NDP government blames ‘racist and discriminatory’ comments. But Aaron Ekman blames performative politics.

CTV News
Local campus communities asking if university vaccine policy should be expanded

With the recent announcement that post secondary schools in Waterloo Region and Guelph will require students staying in residences to be vaccinated, communities on the campus are starting to ask why stop there?

Global News
University of Manitoba planning full return to campus for winter term

The University of Manitoba is hoping for a full house this winter.

Global News
UBC student union calls for mandatory masks in classrooms, vaccines in residences

UBC’s student union is calling on the university to make masks mandatory in lectures and vaccines mandatory in residences due to concern over COVID-19 spread.

CTV News
UWindsor students join the fight to boost COVID-19 vaccine uptake

University of Windsor students Adam Pillon, 25, and Jackie Fong, 25, both have very personal reasons for vaccinating themselves against COVID-19.

CBC News
MUN archeology team offering to help Indigenous communities investigate unmarked graves

A newly formed working group within Memorial University’s archeology department is offering help to Indigenous communities that may want to investigate potential unmarked graves in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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