Twenty years of growing numbers of international students in Canada came to a screeching halt last year as the COVID-19 pandemic led to the first drop in decades in the number of study permits issued by Ottawa. In 2020, the travel restrictions imposed by governments to curb the spread of COVID-19 led to an almost
Canadians want their border with the United States to stay closed despite calls from Americans to re-open it and the United States’ faster pace of vaccination against COVID-19, an Angus Reid poll reveals. “We’re all eager to be able to travel again,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said recently. “But I think we’re all going to
Canadian universities and colleges are increasingly wooing international students to study in Canada – especially those from China – to boost their bottom line, a Statistics Canada study reveals. China is the source of more than half of all international students in Canada. During the decade that closed at the end of the 2018-19 academic year, the growth in the
Quebec has a great record when it comes to finding new ways of doing things. However, one sector that continues to search for a solution is Quebec’s higher education system – the prime question for many people in the previous election, some 19 months back. This time though, it has been conspicuous by its absence.