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Enrolment numbers up

OTTAWA—Statistics Canada says the country’s post-secondary institutions saw more people both enrolling and graduating during the 2013-14 school year.

The federal agency said enrolments climbed 1.2 percent over 2012 levels as more than two million students began classes at a public college or university.

Man to recant oath to Queen

TORONTO—A soon-to-be Canadian has served notice that he plans to recant the mandatory Oath of Allegiance to the Queen immediately after he becomes a citizen.

In a letter sent to the citizenship court judge earlier this month, Dror Bar-Natan states his opposition to the oath, which he calls “repulsive,” and his plan to renege on the pledge following his citizenship ceremony today.