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Headlines for Oct. 20, 2021

BY TARA SIEBARTH | OCT 20 2021

CTV News
Sexual violence concerns persist as efforts to keep Western Students safe continue

A rally Tuesday outside Western’s University Community Centre launched three days of events organized by the Western University Students’ Council.

CTV News
Union for U of M faculty votes to authorize a strike

Members of the union representing more than 1,200 staff at the University of Manitoba have voted to authorize a strike. However, it does not mean a strike will be called.

Hamilton Spectator
Time to expand international student work permit program: experts

Canada must expand its Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) program to include international students at private/career colleges, experts in higher education say.

The Sault Star
Province in no hurry to get involved in Laurentian situation

Coalition wants government support now for French, English and Indigenous universities in Sudbury.

Policy Options
Canada’s fledgling cybersecurity centre must do more collaborating and educating

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security should follow the blueprint that U.K. and U.S. institutions use to protect critical national infrastructure.

Maclean’s
Meet the University of Saskatchewan student behind Canada’s COVID-19 tracker

When the pandemic started, Noah Little created a website to keep track of rising case numbers. Today, it’s one of Canada’s most-viewed sources of COVID information.

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