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Media Scan

Headlines for Nov. 11, 2019


Globe and Mail
Canadian University Report

Profiles of more than 60 schools across the country, as well as feature stories filled with advice for prospective students.

Ottawa Citizen
Amid backlash, Quebec suspends controversial immigration reform for foreign students, workers

The Quebec government is ending a nightmarish week by suspending its proposed changes to a popular fast-track immigration program for foreign students and workers.

Global News
Counsellor in residence helps University of Saskatchewan students with mental health

Ryan Bilanski, the only counsellor in residence at the University of Saskatchewan, meets with nearly 100 students a month.

Montreal Gazette
Polytechnique and the duty to remember

In less than a month, thousands of Montrealers will gather solemnly on the top of Mount Royal to commemorate one of this city’s darkest hours.

Financial Post
Concordia University Foundation to Divest and Make 100% Sustainable Investments By 2025

The Concordia University Foundation committed today to end investments in the coal, oil and gas sector within five years.

The Record
Laurier seeking accreditation with campus police group worries some students

In Ontario, officers on campuses are special constables, not police officers. They are sworn peace officers who respond to calls and investigate crimes. They do not carry firearms.

Global News
UNB breaks ground on greener student housing

The University of New Brunswick’s Saint John campus will hold the school’s first residence building to utilize geothermal heating and cooling.

Why the University of Calgary launched its own crowdfunding platform

Crowdfunding isn’t just for inventions on Kickstarter — post-secondaries have been getting into the online money-raising tool, too.

Global News
The Concordia students who worked on the year-long water investigation

Global’s Dan Spector was joined by Michael Wrobel and Brigitte Tousignant, two journalists from Concordia University’s Institute for Investigative Journalism that took part in the cross-country investigation.

MUN students turn plastic bags and wrappers into ‘bricks’ to keep them out of landfills

Keep your Halloween candy wrappers in your pockets and don’t recycle your two-litre pop bottles: the Grenfell Waste Management Committee in Corner Brook has a plan for a DIY project which many people can do at home.

London Free Press
Eggen: Now is the worst time to cut post-secondary education

The budget presented by Premier Jason Kenney and the UCP will force every single Albertan to pay for hi $4.7 billion no-jobs corporate giveaway.

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