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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 15 2022

CBC News Dalhousie University president leaving for McGill On Monday, McGill announced Deep Saini’s role as the next principal and vice-chancellor of the university, which is the Montreal university’s equivalent to president. The Globe and Mail Half of Quebec nursing students fail September licensing exam, probe launched The oversight body for Quebec professional orders – […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 14 2022

The Sarnia Observer Union for part-time Laurier faculty announces strike deadline The union representing part-time faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University has announced a strike deadline of Nov. 21. CTV News U of G, faculty union reach tentative agreement The University of Guelph and the University of Guelph Faculty Association (UGFA) have reached a tentative agreement […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 11 2022

CBC News New program at Western University seeks to empower London’s future Black leaders Western’s new Black Leadership University Experience (BLUE) facilitates part-time employment at a variety of host organizations funded by the university. CBC News ‘A devastating place to be’: N.S. doctor speaks about racist gaslighting in academic medicine A Nova Scotia doctor is […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 10 2022

CBC News Ontario county’s top doctor sues Queen’s University over ‘malicious’ comments about his pandemic views Dr. Matthew Strauss is the acting medical officer of health for Haldimand-Norfolk. Before that, he was an assistant professor of medicine at Queen’s University. Burnaby Now SFU to get new clean-tech research centre thanks to $2M federal funding A […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 09 2022

CTV News How does Indigenous identity fraud happen? Lack of education, U of S report says An independent report, commissioned by the University of Saskatchewan, looks at how Indigenous identity fraud can happen. CTV News Tentative agreement reached between Dalhousie University, striking teaching staff A tentative agreement has been reached between Dalhousie University and striking […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 08 2022

Times Higher Education Canada seeks to block universities from filing for bankruptcy A proposal moving through the federal Senate would bar public universities from creditor protection. CBC News Presidents of 2 Manitoba universities wary of funding higher education using certain outcomes Manitoba’s plans to change the way it finances universities and colleges is facing opposition […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 07 2022

CBC News CUPE says Dalhousie tried to ‘intimidate’ union into accepting offer as talks dissolve About 1,500 school staff at Dalhousie University are back on the picket lines after talks between their union and the Halifax university failed. CTV News Important link between cancer drugs and heart failure found by Winnipeg researchers A Winnipeg doctor’s […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 04 2022

CBC News New University of Saskatchewan commissioned report tackles ‘poison’ of Indigenous identity fraud The U of S was at the centre of an Indigenous identity controversy last year. CBC News Manitoba students welcome move to interest-free Canada Student Loans A new program announced by the federal government to make federal student loans interest-free will […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 03 2022

CBC News New Inuit research network aims to put ‘Inuit-specific lens’ on health The government of Canada is spending $6.4 million to create an Inuit Research Network. CBC News New undergraduate numbers plummet at Memorial as tuition increases kick in Overall registration remains stable as international student enrolment continues to soar. CBC News Missing book, […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 02 2022

CTV News Interim president takes the helm at embattled Laurentian University Dr. Tammy Eger has been named interim president at Laurentian University, with Dr. Robert Hache stepping down from the role following the university’s insolvency process. CBC News Settling into campus has taken some adjusting, but students say it’s welcome after years of pandemic learning […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 01 2022

Sudbury.com Haché retires from Laurentian today, Eger is interim president University says ‘information regarding further changes in senior leadership will be communicated in the coming days and weeks ahead.’ Globe and Mail Ottawa to lift restrictions on hours of work for international students For many international students, the news that they will soon be legally […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | OCT 31 2022

Western Standard Canadian government looking into foreign student subsidy The House of Commons Science Committee recommends taxpayers consider covering tuition for international students, according to Blacklock’s Reporter. Financial Post Concordia University releases the final report of its President’s Task Force on Anti-Black Racism It is a landmark document in Concordia University’s history — and a […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | OCT 27 2022

Ottawa Citizen ‘Get out, hide or fight’: Students say University of Calgary alert system failed during knife scare While the incident was short-lived, some students were unnerved by what they considered lacking emergency communications from the university. CTV News University of Guelph receives licence to grow ‘magic’ mushrooms Scientists at University of Guelph have received […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 26 2022

Globe and Mail Ecologist who showed how nature endures in our midst wins Canada’s top science prize Carleton University professor Dr. Lenore Fahrig was named this year’s winner of the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal. CBC News Indigenous professionals say UBC is mishandling Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond ancestry fallout Turpel-Lafond has still failed to provide any […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 25 2022

Cape Breton Post Twenty-two courses on hold at Dalhousie University agricultural campus due to CUPE strike The strike began on Oct. 19 as a result of negotiations between Dalhousie and CUPE 3912 falling through. CBC News N.B. nursing students offered financial incentives to study in Maine The provincial government hopes a new partnership with Beal […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 24 2022

Toronto Star Canada’s top medical journal acknowledges its role in perpetuating anti-Black racism Canada’s premier medical journal says it’s eager to address the role it plays in perpetuating anti-Black racism in health care and spark the broader change needed to dismantle structural barriers to equitable care. CBC News Hundreds walk out of UBC classes to […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 21 2022

Globe and Mail To support science research in Canada, we must pay grad students and postdocs better Research science in Canada is currently operating in a zero-sum funding environment. CBC News The Pretendians Why are there so many ‘pretend Indians’ these days? Anishinaabe author Drew Hayden Taylor investigates. Cape Breton Post Nova Scotia makes changes […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 20 2022

CBC News Accusations of racism shutter groundbreaking Halifax institute studying Canadian slavery Charmaine Nelson resigned as director of the Institute for the Study of Canadian Slavery at NSCAD University. CTV News Community leaders say new federal pilot program could help London retain students Both the City of London and postsecondary international students in the city […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 19 2022

CTV News Federal government announces funding for Earth observation satellites Thirteen Canadian universities are involved with the program, along with the government. CTV News About 1,500 Dalhousie teaching staff going on strike after tentative agreement not reached Part-time academics, teaching assistants, markers, and demonstrators at Dalhousie University in Halifax will hit the picket line Wednesday […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 18 2022

CTV News International students are behind the increase in enrolment at Atlantic universities Overall, full-time university enrolment in 2022 among the 16 universities is up by nearly three per cent compared to last year. Ottawa Citizen Lukits: Canada’s Royal Military College missed a ‘teachable moment’ on sexual misconduct The unveiling in May of a statue […]

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