Volunteer placements on pause as Liberals try to restart troubled student grant program
Students slated to start volunteering this week in order to receive the Canada Student Service Grant (CSSG) have seen their placements grind to halt as the government tries to sort out the troubled program, CBC News has learned.
Groups seek answers on status of $900M student program as WE controversy mounts
The WE organization has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in speaking fees to members of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s family, it acknowledged Thursday, as organizations that need volunteers awaited word of the future of a $900-million program WE was to run.
Flawed Canada Student Service Grant Should Be Replaced
Students urgently need income support but CUPE believes that help shouldn’t come at the cost of driving down wages and working conditions for all workers.
Academics discuss challenges of full-time work and parenting amid COVID-19 pandemic
A team of researches and a graduate student from the University of Lethbridge recently expressed their frustrations with having to take on the roles of both full-time parents and academics amid the COVID-19 pandemic, in a detailed article published in EMBO Reports.
Thousands Of Canadian Students Face Deportation Due To New U.S. Policy
Questions over whether thousands of international students could be deported from the U.S. under a new Trump administration policy are causing consternation among school officials and anxiety among Canadians studying south of the border.
University of Alberta concerned over changes to student grants
The Alberta government has made a recent change to financial help for post-secondary students.
Kingston Whig Standard
Queen’s adds two staff members to help support sexual violence prevention
Queen’s University is bringing in a pair of new staff members to support efforts to curb sexual violence on campus.
Winnipeg Free Press
Sexual violence reporting project to link campus resources
Students, staff and instructors at 11 post-secondary institutes in the province will soon be able to anonymously report incidents of sexual violence on campus and access related resources all in one online place.
Prince George Citizen
Dates set for UNBC arbitration hearing
Administration and faculty at the University of Northern British Columbia could finally take their cases to an arbitrator later this month.
Remote learning a concern for post-secondary students on Labrador’s north coast
Post-secondary education will look a lot different in Newfoundland and Labrador this fall, with both major public institutions going mostly online, and while that may work in some places, it won’t work everywhere.
Policing programs reinforce existing system: critics
When Alain Babineau was a police academy cadet nearly 30 years ago, the education his cohort received on diversity and racism amounted to a few basic lectures with little in terms of practical application, the former RCMP and Ontario Provincial Police officer said.
Hide your last name, keep quiet in class: UWindsor panel talks anti-Black racism on campuses
When University of Windsor law student Chris Osei-Kusi goes to submit an assignment, he thinks twice about putting his full name on the paper.
Open letter to MRU signed by hundreds calls for more action against racism as school president pledges change
Hundreds of people have signed an open letter demanding Mount Royal University administration commit to actively addressing racism on campus.