Ontario Tech University faculty vow to stay on strike until they get ‘a good deal’ on workload
‘Our workload concerns predate the pandemic, COVID-19 only exacerbated them,’ member says
The Calgary Herald
‘We’re trying to stand up for a better teaching environment’: Faculty at University of Lethbridge begin strike
Negotiations are expected to resume soon, but no meetings between the parties were immediately scheduled.
University of Alberta maintains mask requirements on campus for ‘immediate’ future
The largest university in Alberta says it will maintain the campus mask mandate despite the provincial government signalling it wants postsecondary institutions to drop pandemic restrictions.
The Calgary Herald
UCP tells postsecondaries to return to in-person learning with no mask or vaccine requirements
Alberta’s minister in charge of postsecondaries is telling Alberta’s universities and colleges he expects in-person classes to resume next month without masking or proof-of-vaccination requirements.
University of Calgary drops vaccine requirement, keeps mask mandate for winter term
When University of Calgary students return to in-person learning on Feb. 28, proof of vaccination will no longer be required for staff and students at the institution.
Regina Leader Post
U of R keeping masking, vaccination proof in place for students
While the last of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 measures will lift on March 1, the U of R is keeping many of its protocols in place.
Royal Roads University to go carbon neutral by 2050
By 2050, the university plans to be “net-zero,” meaning it will offset as much human-caused greenhouse gas emissions as it creates, either on campus or through other projects.
Modelling study from University of Waterloo looks at spread of emerging variants
The model is designed to inform policy-makers on the effectiveness of different interventions.