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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Oct. 7, 2019

By LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 07 2019

Huffington Post
Student Housing In Canada Is Being Ignored, And It Might Be Why You Can’t Afford Rent
There are more than 400,000 international students in Canada, and no one is building housing for them.

Globe and Mail
In Cape Breton, a dramatic rise in international students has transformed a school and a community
Hundreds of new international students, mainly from India and China, began arriving in Sydney, N.S., last fall, and they’ve kept coming ever since.

Maclean’s
Specialty programs becoming a popular alternative to an MBA
Degrees in finance, big data and entrepreneurship are some of the new kids on the block in graduate business education.

Niagara Falls Review
Brock groups deal with student opt-out fee fall out
Campus media at Brock University was hit the hardest by new student opt-out fees introduced by the provincial government, but the impact is slightly less than projected.

Kamloops This Week
CUPE, TRU reach agreement on three-year contract
About 1,000 Canadian Union of Public Employees staff members at Thompson Rivers University have ratified a new contract, which comes with the creation of a new position to address mental health.

Prince George Citizen
UNBC faculty passes strike vote
UNBC faculty held a strike vote Wednesday, with 84 per cent of academic staff that voted casting a ballot in favour.

CBC
UWindsor law students rallying city’s Muslim population to vote in federal election
University of Windsor law students are working on rallying the city’s Muslim population to vote in the upcoming federal election later this month.

Global News
University of Victoria students discuss biggest election issue on campus
Students representing the Liberal, Green and NDP parties sit down with Mercedes Stephenson to discuss the federal election campaign.

Globe and Mail
BMO beefs up its AI billing with investment in University of Toronto research program
Bank of Montreal is funding a new artificial-intelligence lab at the University of Toronto that’s housed in an unconventional setting: the university’s theatre school.

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