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Headlines for March 23, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 23 2022

CTV News
$245K in mental health funding slated to support Sask. post-secondary students

The Government of Saskatchewan announced it is providing $245,000 to support student mental health and wellbeing during the 2021-22 school year.

Global News
Some Montreal universities will continue to require masks after province lifts mandate

It felt a lot like 2012 in downtown Montreal on Tuesday as over one thousand students loudly demonstrated in the streets demanding free university tuition.

CTV News
OHL scholarships spawn questions about gender equity in Ontario

If $3 million are being provided to the men, $3 million should be going to the women, the OUA said.

Global News
University of Lethbridge students face extended semester after 39-day faculty strike

The University of Lethbridge confirmed Tuesday afternoon the last day of the semester will now be May 5, about two weeks later than the initial end of term date of April 20.

Niagara Falls Review
McMaster pledges $800,000 for displaced students and scholars

McMaster University is stepping up to support students and scholars forcibly displaced by geopolitical conflicts around the world, including those in Afghanistan, Yemen and Ukraine.

Global News
U of L board of governors, faculty association ratify new collective agreement

Nearly six weeks after the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association began its strike, the group has reached an agreement with the school’s board of governors.

InSauga
Global Climate Strike: Students at Hamilton’s McMaster University plan walk-out in protest of fossil fuel investments

Students at Hamilton’s McMaster University are joining others around the world in the Global Climate Strike this Friday (Mar. 25). The “school-wide walk-out” of classes, tutorials, and seminars is in protest of McMaster’s investments in the fossil fuel industry.

CTV News
Wilfrid Laurier and U of G to remove mask mandates and vaccination requirements May 1

In a media release, Wilfrid Laurier University said it “strongly recommends” the continued use of masks in indoor spaces and will continue to provide masks to students, staff and faculty at no cost.

CJLS-Yarmouth
Professors and librarians from across Canada to join U Saine-Anne protest

On Friday they will receive more support, when they are joined by profs and librarians who are coming from across Canada.

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