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Headlines for Oct. 27, 2020

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 27 2020

Global News
COVID-19 outbreak with 19 cases at Wilfrid Laurier University over: public health
The Region of Waterloo Public Health says a COVID-19 outbreak at Wilfrid Laurier University, which saw 19 people infected with the disease, has ended.

CTV News
Canadian study could lead to rapid testing, severity prediction, and treatment for COVID-19
A new study from researchers across Canada could have far-reaching implications in the fight against COVID-19.

CBC
83 students facing fines after Airbnb birthday party in Chelsea
Police in the Outaouais say they’ll be fining 83 international students $1,000 each after an Airbnb house party in Chelsea, Que., on Saturday night.

Toronto Life
Pandemic U
In Covid times, new university students are hunkering down in their childhood bedrooms or alone in their dorms, staring at screens for hours on end.

Max 104.9
University students feeling overwhelmed with demand of online learning
With mid-term season approaching, post-secondary students who returned to classes in September are still facing big challenges.

Guelph Mercury
U of Guelph convocation goes online due to COVID-19
As is the case with many things in the era of COVID-19, this week’s convocation ceremony for the latest group of University of Guelph graduates is going online.

CBC
CBU seeks $80M to build cutting-edge innovation centre
Cape Breton University has revealed plans for a new, $80-million Centre for Discovery and Innovation that’s meant to carry the institution — and Cape Breton Island — into the future.

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