Canada is re-opening border for International Students from October 20, 2020. Starting October 20, 2020, international students will be allowed to enter Canada in a phased manner.
To be eligible, these students must be attending a designated learning institution that has been identified by their provincial or territorial government as having a COVID‑19 readiness plan.
The concerned DLI must have a COVID-19 readiness plan in place validated by the respective province.
More details will be published on October 8. 2020. Canada.ca press release
While this is definitely positive news for students wanting to go to Canada to study, VACs across India remain closed as of writing.