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Headlines for May 30, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 30 2022

CTV News
Laurier University extending mask mandate until further notice

According to a release from the university, the face covering policy will remain in effect until further notice, including for June convocation.

Global News
Queen’s University to end masking policy June 1

After extending its COVID-19 masking mandate to the end of May back in mid-April, Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont., has decided it will not extend the requirement further and it will end June 1.

The Toronto Star
Algoma University announces eSports degree specialization and certificate programming

Algoma University will be offering students a chance to learn about eSports starting this fall. The announcement was made at Algoma’s Brampton campus Tuesday, May 24.

The Cape Breton Post
UPEI governors neglecting own policy, P.E.I. law by employing interim instead of acting admins, union says

Michael Arfken, president of the UPEI Faculty Association, says the school’s board of governors is creating a poor learning environment for faculty by not following the school’s hiring policies for administrative staff such as deans and the president.

Niagara Falls Review
McMaster course works to simplify science. Now, the YouTube channel has 124,000 subcribers

Undergrad course started with presentations to high school students. Eight years and 1,100 videos later, they have more than 31 million hits worldwide.

CBC News
COVID, housing crisis affect Halifax’s international students

The far-reaching effects of Halifax’s housing crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic have created obstacles for international students looking to study in the province, forcing them to scramble to find suitable accommodations.

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