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Some international students in Quebec are going to get a tuition discount. The province is extending the college and university tuition rate for residents to foreign students attending schools outside the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM), the group of 82 municipalities including and surrounding the metropolis.

To be eligible, international students have to be enrolled full-time, in French, in a program designated by the government as a priority for the province's labour force. The idea is that the programs would feed in-demand sectors including health and social services, education, early childhood education and care, engineering, and information technology.

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Saint-Hubert father George Stetka took to Facebook on February 2 to denounce imagery in his daughter's grade seven schoolwork that he called racist. A photo of a page from a student workbook shows two caricatures of dark-skinned individuals. The figures are labelled "gangsters." One holds a gun.

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