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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 07 2023

CTV News UVic engineers receive $1M boost to research ocean wave-generated electricity A team of engineers at the University of Victoria who are working to harness electricity from ocean waves are getting a big financial boost. The Conversation Addressing campus sexual violence: New risk assessment tool can help administrators make difficult decisions How do universities […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 06 2023

The Conversation Why universities need to look beyond grades when admitting international students International students play an instrumental role in the development of Canada’s current and future economy. The Globe and Mail McMaster program spurs health care leaders to co-create better system The wellbeing of the health system, and of the Canadians it serves, depends […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 03 2023

CTV News P.E.I., federal governments announce $35M for new UPEI medical school building The Government of Canada is putting up $19.5 million, the Prince Edward Island government is giving $16.2 million and the University of Prince Edward Island is contributing $13 million. Toronto Star Ontario to freeze college and university tuition for some students next […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAR 02 2023

Global News Saint Mary’s University lifts mask mandate in common areas but still required in classrooms and labs For the first time since July 2020, Saint Mary’s University in Halifax no longer requires masking in common areas, despite them still being “encouraged.” CBC News Eliminate tuition for nursing students, university president urges province Denis Prud’homme […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 01 2023

Global News Former Ontario health minister Christine Elliott among 4 to receive honorary degree from Trent Former Ontario health minister Christine Elliott is among four leaders to be presented with an honorary degree from Trent University at this spring’s convocation ceremonies in Peterborough. CTV News Calgary Chamber, U of C enthusiastic about provincial investments, hopeful […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 28 2023

Globe and Mail Queen’s University to open satellite campus in the James Bay region to train Indigenous youth in health care careers Queen’s University is launching a new program that will enable Indigenous students in a remote area of northern Ontario to train as health professionals without having to move away from their home region. […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 27 2023

Ottawa Citizen New head of Montfort defends his tenure at Laurentian University, calls his appointment a ‘homecoming’ Dominic Giroux, who was born at the hospital, will start his tenure as president and CEO on July 31. Toronto Star A doctor back home, a Dollarama cashier in Canada: Will Ontario’s plan ease way for foreign-trained MDs? […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 24 2023

CTV Saint Mary’s Loyola residence stands to be tallest solar-integrated tower in North America There’s a green energy construction project going on at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax that’s making a lot of people look to the sky. Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada Government announces new funding for research projects to enhance cyber security […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 24 2023

The Sault Star ‘I want medicine to see us as complete people:’ Doctor named Canada’s first hospital research chair in gay men’s health Paul MacPherson is both a staff physician in the division of infectious disease at The Ottawa Hospital’s General campus and a research scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute with a particular […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 22 2023

Soo Today Sault College, Algoma U align for new diploma to degree pathway The degree pathway agreement signed on Feb. 21, 2023, will allow the college’s social service worker graduates to enter year three of the university’s bachelor of social work. Montreal Gazette Quebec to finance research project on mental health of students The project […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 21 2023

Globe and Mail Law schools should boost number of Black law students in Canada, says report To boost the ranks of Black lawyers in Canada, law schools should introduce a separate admissions program for Black students and create Black-focused scholarships and bursaries, according to a new report. Global News Queen’s University suspends admissions to bachelor […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 17 2023

Globe and Mail Ottawa launches funding agency to help commercialize research, protect intellectual property Promising that it “will not be just another funding agency,” the federal government is launching a new Crown corporation to help businesses commercialize their research and protect their intellectual property. Globe and Mail Hired exam takers, blackmail and the rise of […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 17 2023

CBC News Université Laval professors to go on strike next week Around 1,300 professors at Université Laval will go on strike from Feb. 20 until March 3, over what the professor’s union, le Syndicat des professeurs et professeures de l’Université Laval (SPUL), says are issues concerning workload, salary increases, academic freedom and the protection of […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 15 2023

Globe and Mail Ottawa ends all research funding with Chinese military and state security institutions The federal government will no longer fund research with Chinese military and state security institutions and is urging the provinces and universities to adopt similar national-security measures. Global News Free legal info on sexual assault now available to Western University […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 14 2023

CTV News Quebec spending $54 million to fight sexual violence in college and university The $54 million over five years represents a $25 million increase over the previous budget. Globe and Mail New residences at McMaster University aim to ease student-housing crunch McMaster University’s new graduate student residence will open this fall. The $100-million, 30-storey […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 13 2023

Ottawa Citizen Universities brace for Chinese students’ return as Beijing orders them back to Canada Immigration data suggest tens of thousands of Chinese students in Canada may have returned to China during the pandemic. But now Canadian universities and officials say they are getting ready to welcome some back, after the Chinese government ordered students […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 13 2023

CTV News ‘Pay-what-you-can’ market helps support students facing food security challenges Higher food prices are taking a bite out of Canadian’s wallets and students in Waterloo region are no exception. Global News Dalhousie law students stage walkout in solidarity against racism in class Dozens of law students at Dalhousie University walked out of class on […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 09 2023

CBC News St. Thomas University in Fredericton appoints new president M. Nauman Farooqi will serve as the school’s 14th president beginning on July 1, according to a news release from St. Thomas University. Farooqi currently is the dean of business and social sciences at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B. Globe and Mail Alberta minister […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 08 2023

CTV News Turpel-Lafond returns honorary degree to another B.C. university after internal review Royal Roads University announced Tuesday it accepted the return of the honorary doctorate of laws it awarded Dr. Turpel-Lafond in 2016. CTV News University of Lethbridge welcomes incoming president and vice-chancellor Digvir Jayas has been chosen as the University of Lethbridge’s seventh […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | FEB 07 2023

CTV News Canadian government announces $46.5 million for deep-sea research Fisheries Minister Joyce Murray says understanding of the marine environment is ‘relatively meagre’ given that oceans cover 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface. CTV News Athabasca University chair says process to pick new president was legal, but not ‘best practices’ Preparations are underway for […]

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