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Headlines for Nov. 4, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 04 2021

CBC News
International students especially eager for an end to University of Manitoba faculty strike

Labour dispute leaves many in limbo, far from home while paying steep tuitions.

CTV News
‘Brink of rioting’: Saanich police to introduce roadblocks, more patrols due to escalating UVic parties

Saanich police say they’re upping enforcement at the University of Victoria following a trend in large weekend parties, including the largest one police say they’ve ever seen over the Halloween weekend.

Brampton Guardian
Brampton and Ryerson University hold community consultations on proposed School of Medicine

Five community town halls will take place from Oct. 28 – Nov. 23.

CBC News
Indigenous identity fraud is encouraged in academia. Here’s how to change that

What is it about university structures that allows these dynamics to continue?

Ottawa Citizen
uOttawa professor Amir Attaran calls his Twitter ban astonishing, absurd, biased

University of Ottawa law and health policy professor Amir Attaran says Twitter’s decision to ban him from the platform is absurd and a blatant act of “anti-vaccine bias.”

Pie News
Canada launches $95 million outbound program to boost skills

A $95 million study and work opportunity program for outbound students across Canada has been launched and is expected to cater to more than 16,000 college and undergraduate-level students by 2025.

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