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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 24 2023

Globe and Mail University of Waterloo advises researchers they aren’t obligated to talk to CSIS agents The University of Waterloo is advising its researchers that they are not required to talk to CSIS agents or give them access to faculty equipment if approached by the spy agency for information on joint research projects with scientists […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 21 2023

Global News Guelph, Lakehead to partner on new veterinary medicine program A pair of Ontario universities are establishing a new program to address a shortage of trained veterinarians in the province. CBC News SFU confirms football team cancelled for 2023 season, ‘special advisor’ to be appointed Simon Fraser University football alumni had hoped a meeting […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 20 2023

Globe and Mail Russian NGO that built ties with Canadian academics, professionals took direction from Moscow’s spies, FBI alleges A Russia-based outreach organization that has cultivated relationships with rising American, European and Canadian policy professionals and academics has secretly received financing and direction from Moscow’s spy service, U.S. prosecutors allege. CBC News Enrolment for 16 […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 19 2023

Statistics Canada Labour market outcomes for college and university graduates, 2010 to 2019 The release includes information on the median employment income by educational qualification, field of study, gender, age group and status of student in Canada. CTV News

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 18 2023

Montreal Gazette Allison Hanes: Montreal doctor goes public over MUHC’s ‘attempt to silence me’ The Collège des médecins ultimately dismissed an ethics complaint brought against Dr. Paul Saba by the MUHC over his Lachine Hospital ER comments. CBC News Queen’s professor turns 40 years of playing with mud into prestigious Vega Medal The biology professor […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 17 2023

CTV News Concordia University launches plan to go carbon neutral by 2040 Concordia University has launched a plan it hopes will make it a global leader in climate action. CBC News Alberta medical students lobby to change approach to opioid crisis Province says it’s building recovery-oriented systems that include harm reduction services where appropriate Global […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 14 2023

CTV News 23 Alberta postsecondary schools to benefit from provincial investment Many of the programs targeted by the funding are in health care, an industry that officials say is suffering from “a shortage.” CTV News Province investing into new innovation arena at the University of Waterloo’s Downtown Kitchener campus The province says the hub will […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 13 2023

CTV News BMO donates $2M to University of Saskatchewan BMO has donated $2 million to the U of S that will be used for research into regenerative and digital agriculture. CTV News Laurentian University marks two years since significant layoffs On April 12, 2021, 195 staff were informed via a prompt Zoom call that they […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 12 2023

CBC News MUN faculty union says ‘failure of university governance’ at core of president’s removal Memorial University’s governing body is not answering questions about its decision to remove Vianne Timmons as president of the university, as the faculty association calls for an independent investigation. CTV News Groups hold meeting to improve access to student housing […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 11 2023

Global News Students hope for permanent changes after Budget 2023 expands loans, grants for this year This year’s federal budget sets aside more than $800 million to expand loans and grants for the upcoming school year, but students are looking forward to permanent changes to financial assistance. Global News Will TikTok vanish on campus? Universities […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 06 2023

CBC News Researchers accuse Quebec of censoring health-care training that mentioned systemic racism The Quebec government scrapped a training program designed to fight racism in the health-care system after learning that its content made reference to the existence of systemic racism, Radio-Canada has learned. CTV News UPEI and faculty agree to resume bargaining; strike continues […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 05 2023

CBC News Medical students’ interest in being family doctors on decline as provinces boost training spots Universities are trying to make primary care more attractive. CTV News Innovation centre at Halifax university receives $20 million in joint funding An innovation centre under construction at Saint Mary’s University is getting $20 million in joint funding from […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 04 2023

CTV News Carleton University faculty, librarians sign open letter in support of striking workers Spaces designated for students from marginalized backgrounds are spreading across Canadian universities, as officials say they are a necessary and overdue response to decades of racism on campus. CBC News ‘A beautiful community’: Universities across Canada open lounges for Black students […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 03 2023

Ottawa Citizen Two sides return to the bargaining table in Carleton University strike Carleton University and the union representing teaching assistants and contract instructors returned to the bargaining table Saturday, five days after about 3,000 members began strike action. The Times Colonist Ditch TikTok app on cellphones, UBC advises students Concerns are being raised about […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 31 2023

CTV News Turpel-Lafond returns honorary degree granted by Simon Fraser University in B.C. Officials at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., have accepted the return of an honorary degree awarded to Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, the former judge and law professor whose claims of Indigenous ancestry have been discredited. Saskatoon Star Pheonix University of Saskatchewan med […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAR 30 2023

Ottawa Citizen Postsecondary institutions still unprotected, largely excluded from Budget 2023 The federal budget failed to make needed investments in post-secondary education or protect colleges and universities from corporate insolvency, says the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). CBC Université Laval professors end strike The university and the professors’ union agreed to hire 80 new […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | MAR 28 2023

CTV News Don’t punish international students over fake admission letters: advocate Migrant Students United is urging the federal government not to penalize potentially hundreds of international students, most from India, who are now facing possible deportation over admission letters obtained through an overseas agency that were later found to be inauthentic. CBC Alberta doctors sound […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 27 2023

CTV News Carleton University education workers on strike About 3,000 education workers at Carleton University will strike on Monday after the union and the university failed to come to an agreement by the midnight deadline. CTV News Postsecondary students say they’re pleased with education allotment in N.B. budget The budget included an increase to the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 24 2023

CBC News Silent protest or bullying? Lawyers argue over MUN student’s protest against Vianne Timmons Matt Barter held up a sign criticizing Memorial University president Vianne Timmons as she spoke at a media briefing on Dec. 2, 2021. Ottawa Citizen Grad students continue to pressure university for tuition relief Carleton University’s largest union says it […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 23 2023

Global News Postsecondary education sees no funding increase in year 3 of 4-year deal: Saskatchewan budget As part of the 2023-2024 budget, the Government of Saskatchewan is investing a total of $697.4 million toward postsecondary education in the province. Montreal Gazette McGill remains the top university in Canada, according to these rankings It beat out […]

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