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Pandemic intensifies struggles for international students at Canadian schools
Last week, Canada suspended direct passenger flights from India and Pakistan, adding to the challenges for some international students from those countries.
Feds formalizing request made by Ontario Premier Doug Ford to suspend arrival of international students
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he is working to formalize a request made by Ontario Premier Doug Ford to suspend the arrival of international students in the province.
Multi-city rally held to protest cuts made to Laurentian University
The emotions were raw on Friday morning as supporters of Laurentian University gathered to mark what will be a dark day in the school’s history.
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Pitching in: Ryerson University chancellor helps drive a bigger commitment to racial justice
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold last year, Janice Fukakusa has been alarmed at the increase in anti-Asian racism.
University of Sask. faculty want vaccine requirement for those returning to campus
Motion was passed by faculty association earlier this week.
Dalhousie University offers to help clear COVID-19 testing backlog
Nova Scotia’s microbiology lab is currently dealing with a backlog of PCR COVID-19 tests.
New threats to an old problem: The pandemic has made ‘brain drain’ even worse
With physical borders closed and virtual ones open, highly skilled tech workers getting poached by international companies.
Judges reject appeals from federated universities, Laurentian insolvency plan can proceed
In decisions released late Sunday, two judges have dismissed appeals from Thorneloe University and the University of Sudbury trying to stop the termination of the agreement Laurentian has with its federated universities.
Romano should resign over Laurentian mess: faculty leaders
Federal and provincial faculty groups are calling for the resignation of Colleges and Universities Minister Ross Romano, along with members of upper management at Laurentian.
Better to let Laurentian go bankrupt than cancel federated university agreement, lawyer says
The lawyer for the University of Sudbury argued Friday that it would be better for Laurentian University to go bankrupt than to allow it to cancel its agreement with its federated universities.