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Headlines for Nov. 26, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 26 2021

APTN National News
Universities should publicly apologize for perpetuating Indigenous identity fraud: chief

Kitigan Zibi Chief Dylan Whiteduck says institutions should be soliciting information from local communities when vetting Indigenous hires.

CBC News
These MUN students are grappling with the rising cost of living along with tuition increases

Increasing school costs and high inflation could send graduates elsewhere, say some students.

CBC News
Work underway for new UPEI medical school as top health official raises concerns

Health PEI CEO says there is an extraordinary amount of work left to do.

Global News
Dalhousie University under fire for failing to fully enforce its own COVID-19 safety policy

Nova Scotia’s largest university is moving forward with a proof-of-vaccine mandate for 2022 after sharing that its own COVID-19 safety policy hasn’t been fully enforced, or complied with.

Montreal Gazette
Indigenous leaders can upgrade business skills through new HEC Montréal school

The first cohort of 12 to 15 students will include chiefs and grand chiefs of First Nations communities.

Toronto Star
‘Students need to get back in the classroom,’ Ontario’s minister of colleges and universities says

Students need to have classes on campus and the Ontario government is working with post-secondary schools “to provide support for institutions as they prepare for winter 2022 to safely reopen,” says Colleges and Universities Minister Jill Dunlop.

CTV News
U of A to receive $130M for research and technology development

The University of Alberta is getting $130 million to fund 11 research and technology development projects spanning multiple industries.

CTV News
Quebec to pay students in certain fields thousands per year amid labour shortage

As Quebec battles with a labour shortage across several industries, the Legault government will pay students going into “targeted professions” in health, engineering, and information technology, starting in fall 2022.

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