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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 19 2022

The Globe and Mail How ChatGPT, other AI tools could change the way students learn While AI programs raise concerns around cheating, they’re also an opportunity for educators to better prepare students to use the tools available to them in society, says Earl Woodruff, chair of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 16 2022

CBC News Teaching and research assistants return to work after vote in support of new deal with McMaster Teaching assistants (TA) and research assistants (RA) at McMaster University have ended their strike, after voting in support of a new collective agreement with the university. Lethbridge News Now University of Lethbridge staff ratify agreement, narrowly avoiding […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 15 2022

Montreal Gazette Former PQ MNA Alexandre Cloutier named president of Université du Québec network Former Parti Québécois minister Alexandre Cloutier, who left politics in 2018, has been named the new president of the Université du Québec. National Post Canada played role in fusion breakthrough as part of global scientific collaboration The fusion ignition breakthrough that […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 14 2022

CBC News Government ordering review of military colleges in response to report on sexual misconduct Jurisdiction over sexual misconduct cases will be permanently transferred to the civilian justice system. Global News Queen’s, faculty association at a standstill in contract talks The union says it’s disappointed by the university’s failure to meaningfully engage in discussions which […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 13 2022

The Globe and Mail Canadian doctors trained at international medical schools increasingly giving up on their home country for work Canada’s health care system needs physicians to fill important gaps, but it has also set up barriers for international graduates to practise here instead of the U.S., Britain and Australia. CBC News Plans underway for […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 12 2022

Ottawa Citizen ‘It’s obviously had a toll on students’: Ontario moves to fix campus mental health crisis Ontario is investing in graduating mental health professionals faster, while also spending on mental health support on campus. Toronto Star McMaster, CUPE reach tentative deal to end teaching and research assistant strike McMaster University announced the deal with […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 09 2022

Soo Today Algoma U. unites with computing platform for Centre of Excellence National Centre of Excellence in Brampton being created in partnership with Unity, a leading platform for creating and operating interactive content. Toronto Star Ontario bill to better protect postsecondary students abused by faculty becomes law A bill to better protect college and university […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 08 2022

CBC News Incoming interim president at Laurentian University promises transparency Laurentian University will have a new interim president and interim provost starting on Jan. 1, 2023. Kamloops This Week Indigenous women eligible for Thomson Rivers University pilot program The TRU Knowledge Makers program is collaborating with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 07 2022

The Sault Star Laurentian faculty union joins calls for public inquiry into university’s troubles The demand follows what the LUFA calls ‘scathing details’ revealed in the Auditor General’s report. Windsor Star Audit pushes UWindsor to pledge action on international student diversity In response to a new Auditor General of Ontario report, the University of Windsor […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 06 2022

The Conversation Why we need open-source science innovation — not patents and paywalls As we prepare to invest money to prevent the next global pandemic and find solutions to many other problems, science funders have a large opportunity to move towards open science and more research collaboration by offering open-source endowed chairs. CTV News Northern […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 05 2022

Globe and Mail How to stop Indigenous identity fraud There has been a growing list of people who are accused of pretending to be Indigenous. CBC News Auditor general raises concerns over international student enrolment, finances at UWindsor University of Windsor says it’ll make changes after a financial review by the Auditor general of Ontario […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 02 2022

CTV News Athabasca University signs funding agreement with province after government lowers demands The Alberta government says it has reached a deal with Athabasca University under which the province will continue funding the institution if half of its executive and 25 additional employees live in the town it shares a name with. CBC News Nipissing […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 01 2022

Global News Auditor general says Ontario’s post-secondary sector operating without ‘clear strategy’ The lack of strategy means the province doesn’t know how many postsecondary institutions it needs and how much funding should be earmarked for or charged to each domestic and international student. Global News Alberta government reduces employee-relocation demands, reaches deal with Athabasca University […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 29 2022

CTV News Laurentian emerges from insolvency ahead of Nov. 30 deadline Laurentian University has formally exited the insolvency process, the school announced Monday, ending almost two years of turmoil at the institution. CBC News Dean hired to lead new medical school at Simon Fraser University Dr. Roger Strasser has been appointed interim dean. He was […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 28 2022

CBC News Long road to recovery for students and teachers returning to campus in Lethbridge When the University of Lethbridge announced the shutdown of campuses in early 2020, professors and students were anxious, left with only days to figure out how to carry on with courses in an online format. CBC News Sudbury, Ont., hospital […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 25 2022

CBC News Alberta residential schools digitally preserved in University of Calgary project Three Alberta residential school sites have been recreated in 3D for a digital preservation project through the University of Calgary. PIE News Canada: sector weighs in on scrapped working hour limits The temporary lift puts a spotlight on the financial challenges many international […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 24 2022

CBC News Legislation needed to spare others from Laurentian’s fate: Canadian Association of University Teachers Laurentian University became the first publicly funded postsecondary institution in Canada to file for insolvency under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. CTV News Search for unmarked graves at Algoma University moves forward Ground-penetrating radar equipment is being used to scan […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 24 2022

The Globe and Mail Laurentian faculty, staff want accountability for disastrous decisions around university’s insolvency Faculty and staff who lost their jobs as a result of Laurentian University’s insolvency want to know whether anyone will be held accountable for the disastrous decisions that pushed the university into creditor protection. CTV News Concordia University postpones closure […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 23 2022

CBC News Legislation needed to spare others from Laurentian’s fate: Canadian Association of University Teachers Laurentian University became the first publicly funded postsecondary institution in Canada to file for insolvency under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. CTV News Search for unmarked graves at Algoma University moves forward Ground-penetrating radar equipment is being used to scan […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 22 2022

PIE News Trudeau pledges Francophone support Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promoted the value of the French language and of studying in Canada at the 18th Francophonie Summit which took place in Tunisia from November 19-20. Global News Queen’s University principal calls for end to tuition freeze Despite the frigid temperatures being felt throughout southeastern […]