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These Canadian Universities Are Requiring Students To Be Vaccinated Before Moving Into Residence This Fall

Canadian students’ “staycation” will soon be over this coming fall with universities and colleges reopening. However, there is one slight catch. If you plan on attending certain schools, you must have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. READ MORE: One Of Ontario’s Biggest Universities Is Requiring Students To Be Vaccinated Before Moving Into Residence Western University is asking students who are planning to live on campus to have at least the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Students who cannot access the shot immediately will have a 14-day grace period to receive their first dose. Following in the same footsteps, the University of Toronto is requiring all students living in residence to have at least one dose of a vaccine. U of T will provide vaccines to students ...

EXCLUSIVE: High School Seniors Are Calling For The TDSB To Host In-Person Graduation Ceremonies Rather Than Virtual

Last week, Toronto’s elementary and secondary graduating class of 2021 were informed that their schools would be moving forward with virtual graduations rather than traditional in-person ceremonies. “All TDSB schools will continue with their previously planned virtual graduation ceremonies,” a statement released on June 4 from the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) reads. “We know how important graduation ceremonies are for students, staff and families—especially after such a challenging year where “in-person” memories have been few and far between. At the same time, months of planning have already gone into creating virtual graduations for students, costs have already been incurred and there is very limited time to plan in-person ev...