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Headlines for September 13, 2022

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 13 2022

CTV News
Key facts ahead of vote on LU’s plan to pay creditors, emerge from insolvency

On Wednesday, Laurentian University’s creditors will vote on a plan to settle those debts and allow the school to emerge from insolvency.

The Globe and Mail
Western University students complete training on sexual violence prevention as condition of acceptance

The training was part of a suite of new measures introduced based in part on the recommendations of an expert committee on sexual and gender-based violence, and an independent review.

CBC News
King’s College to cover tuition for 3 Mi’kmaw journalism students a year

One Halifax university is removing barriers for Mi’kmaw students hoping to enter the journalism field by covering the cost of tuition for a cohort of students.

Global News
Postsecondary student foodbank demand

Global Winnipeg speaks with the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association on the kind of demand they are seeing for its foodbank which is expected to open later in September.

Guelph Mercury Tribune
Proposed housing for U of Guelph students rejected by council

The vote against the project was not unanimous, with Mayor Cam Guthrie voting in its favour, telling council that “a purpose-built student dwelling, for me it fits” and that such a project could help alleviate the pressures faced by university students looking for housing near school.

CTV News
Canada’s international student population climbs – in part due to strong interest from India

According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, a total of 23,950 study permits were authorized in the first two months of 2022 — and more than half were issued to students from India.

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