Post-secondary institutions work to address student anxiety, offer support

Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:39AM EDT For Jenna Kaplan, the thought of taking a day off from university to manage her anxiety disorder only made her feel worse. The now-23-year-old graduate student remembers grappling with panic attacks and sky-high stress levels during her undergraduate

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Ontario students plan walkouts to protest post-secondary funding changes

TORONTO — Students at Ontario colleges and universities plan to stage walkouts on Wednesday to protest the provincial government’s changes to post-secondary funding. The Progressive Conservative government eliminated free tuition for low-income students in January while imposing a 10 per cent across-the-board tuition fee cut, and made several once-mandatory

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Free-speech policies expected to be in place at Ontario post-secondary schools

TORONTO — Ontario’s post-secondary institutions are now expected to have free-speech policies in place under a controversial provincial rule that officially came into effect this year. The governing Progressive Conservatives announced last summer that all publicly funded colleges and universities would have until Jan. 1 to develop and implement

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