NEWSCAST - Wednesday 26th August 2020

NEWSCAST - Wednesday 26th August 2020

Pritha Mukherji

CAMPUS:
- Western and the USC are lobbying the federal government to allow international students currently abroad to return to Canada for their fall studies, but for now, many are left wondering how they'll complete their courses an ocean away from their peers.
LOCAL AND NATIONAL:
- At a time when pop artists are dominating the music industry, Alex Rolston has created an interactive platform for music lovers to explore more local bands and appreciate the music they produce.
- The region’s largest public school board is delaying the start of school by one week.
The Thames Valley District School Board will start classes on Monday, September 14, six days later than planned.
SPORTS:
- Lionel Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants.
INTERNATIONAL:
- The normally limelight-shunning US First Lady Melania Trump will take centre stage at the Republican convention as she makes the case for her husband's underdog re-election bid.
WEATHER:
- On Thursday, expect a temperature of 29 degrees with a chance of showers. Moving onto Friday expect temperatures to be 24 degrees with a chance of a thunderstorm. Expect temperatures to be at a max. Of 23 degrees.