The Toronto Star
Vaccination mandates ordered on campus
Manitoba’s major universities and colleges have announced COVID-19 immunization mandates in a co-ordinated effort to make the public-health measure a requirement on campuses across the province.
University of Toronto will now require staff and students to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination
The University of Toronto has backtracked on its COVID-19 vaccination policy and will now require students and staff to show proof they’ve been immunized when classes return this fall.
Mount Allison, STU to implement mandatory campus-wide vaccination policies
Mandatory campus-wide vaccination policies are being implemented by two Maritime universities, while other institutions around the region watch closely.
St. Thomas University will now require vaccines
St. Thomas University is now making it mandatory for students and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Globe and Mail
Faculty groups at McGill University call for COVID-19 vaccine mandate
Several faculty groups at McGill University are calling for the school to implement a vaccine mandate because they are worried about COVID-19 transmission when classes resume.
McMaster study points to effective treatment for COVID-19 using common antidepressant
McMaster University researchers say recent trials in the study of an inexpensive antidepressant are showing signs of some effectiveness as a treatment for COVID-19.
How to ensure Canada’s quantum computing strategy is a success
A national program must commit to training and attracting highly qualified personnel, enabling access to technology and fostering collaboration.
Canada top choice for those wishing to work abroad
A survey listing Canada as the world’s top choice among those wanting to work abroad only confirms what University of Windsor research fellow Ronnie Banerjee knew a decade ago.
Sask. First Nations students to get boost in science, tech and engineering education: FSIN
The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) and the Saskatoon Industry Education Council (SIEC) plan to develop Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) outreach activities for Saskatchewan’s First Nations students.
The Sault Star
Minister’s silence worries the University of Sudbury
The University of Sudbury is anxiously waiting on a commitment from the provincial government to gain access to federal funds that would allow the school to become an independent Francophone institution.
UPEI Faculty Association urging university to mandate vaccine requirements on campus
The University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty Association wants the university to mandate a vaccination requirement for students, faculty and staff returning to campus.
UWindsor hosts additional vaccination clinics
The University of Windsor will host two on-campus community COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the Faculty of Education parking lot near the corner of California and University avenues on Tuesday, August 24 and Friday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Toronto Star
Tsleil-Waututh Nation member becomes first Indigenous chancellor of Emily Carr University
As a young girl, Carleen Thomas of səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nation would sit and listen intently to her grandfather talk and share knowledge.
USask researchers use laser diagnostics for crop sustainability
Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan are using cutting-edge laser technology to revolutionize agriculture and food security.
U of R Classes Opting for No Textbook Courses
Imagine the burdens that many university students face — including stresses of buying pricey textbooks. But for some classes at the University of Regina, that will no longer be an issue.
The Sherbrooke Record
Sherbrooke starts alcohol awareness and safety campaign
The Politique municipale en matière d’alcool (PMMA) youth committee has launched its Keep It Fun prevention campaign to raise awareness about responsible drinking at festive events.
Federal innovation fund awards nearly a third of its funding to past recipients
Some policy experts worry that Ottawa is using the Strategic Innovation Fund to prop up troubled sectors.