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Headlines for Sept. 5, 2018

By ANQI SHEN | SEP 05 2018

CBC
Seriously ill international students could be forced to leave Manitoba under new health insurance plan

International students in Manitoba who become seriously or terminally ill may be forced to return to their countries of origin or risk losing coverage under their new private health insurance plan.

Calgary Herald
Province pushing cannabis education campaign

A new $250,000 campaign spearheaded by the Crown corporation responsible for cannabis regulation in Manitoba has been launched to help educate Manitobans on pot laws prior to its legalization in October.

CBC
Video: Anti-abortion group shut down by Acadia University

An anti-abortion group was shut down by Acadia University, after how Acadia Pregnancy Support advises women dealing with unplanned pregnancies came under scrutiny.

CBC
Refugee students in St. John’s get support and supplies from Facebook group

Refugee students are having a more difficult time adjusting to the Canadian postsecondary school system than international students who know what they’re signing up for, says an educational researcher.

Global News
University of Lethbridge women’s hockey team not focused on $1-million lawsuit against coach

The head coach is speaking for the first time since being named in a one-million-dollar lawsuit alleging bullying and harassment, but isn’t talking about the legal action itself.

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