Tuition increases will proceed but ancillary fees will be cancelled and the new offers of widened loans and bursaries will be kept, and a council will look into university funding in the deal being presented to student groups. More details here.
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A couple of people were pretty badly injured in yesterday’s Victoriaville scrum, but tweets coming out of today are saying it’s been pretty low-key there since reports that a tentative agreement has been arrived at with student leaders, who still have to present the as-yet-undisclosed arrangements to their members for approval. Details are to be revealed at or after 8 p.m. this evening.
Tony Accurso’s Louisbourg firm and SNC-Lavalin have spawned a new group called Groupe Futur Turcot to pitch for the $3-billion contract to rebuild the interchange.
This time of year I have the window open – traffic noises, people passing, dogs barking – but above it all I can hear a thin distinctive piping sound. It’s apparently the white-throated sparrow – that page has a “typical voice” link that will play one version of the bird’s call. A Toronto Star writer talks about hearing it in Toronto.
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I’m doing OpenFile today – some notes from the Victoriaville chaos and a few other stories, for starters.
Topnotch cartoon from Garnotte this morning in Le Devoir.