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Enhanced Safety Measures in Place as In-Person Learning Resumes Across Ontario

TORONTO – Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced the dates for the return of in-person learning in all remaining Ontario public health units (PHUs). The government’s decision was based on the advice of Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, the unanimous recommendation of the Council of Medical Officers of Health, and with the support of local...

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Canada remains a top destination for international students

Canada is among the top countries considered to be ‘safe and stable’ for international students and has further improved its position as the ‘go-to’ study destination because of its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is according to two surveys conducted by Navitas Insights. In addition, the survey suggests that countries considered to be ‘safe and...

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Hope for out-of-school youth amid Covid-19 pandemic

MANILA – Being out-of-school for three years, Timothy, 15, has decided to continue his elementary education this year amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. In an interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA), Timothy admitted that addiction to mobile gaming made him neglect his studies and lose his love for physical activities including basketball and...

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Travel restriction exemptions for international students take effect on October 20.

Amended travel restrictions will take effect on October 20, allowing international students to enter Canada if their designated learning institution (DLI) has an approved COVID-19 readiness plan in place. With primary responsibility for education and health care, provincial and territorial governments assess COVID-19 readiness plans that schools are putting in place. As part of their...