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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 17 2022

The Globe and Mail Is a ‘software engineer’ an engineer? Alberta regulator says no, riling the province’s tech sector Alberta’s engineering regulator is in a fight with the province’s technology sector, insisting anyone with the title “software engineer” must hold a permit – and pay fees for that right. CBC News Turpel-Lafond now claims her […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 14 2022

CBC News Indigenous groups rally around Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond amid calls for proof of her Cree ancestry Indigenous organizations in Saskatchewan and British Columbia are expressing support for Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond in the wake of a CBC News investigation into her claims to Indigenous ancestry. Niagara Falls Review Patrick Brown campaign flyer shouldn’t have our […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 13 2022

Globe and Mail UBC backs Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond after report raises questions about her claims to Indigenous ancestry The University of British Columbia is standing by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond after a report that raises questions about the prominent law professor’s claims to Indigenous ancestry. Global News University of Guelph to establish new anti-racism policy statement […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 12 2022

Globe and Mail Alberta rewriting rules to safeguard university research with China, other countries The Alberta government, which has a freeze on new partnerships between its universities and China, is hiring a former Canadian diplomat to draw up new rules for all foreign collaborations by the province’s postsecondary institutions. Globe and Mail Canada’s permanent resident […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 11 2022

CTV News Employment hours for international students expand next month Beginning Nov. 15, international students studying in Canada won’t be limited in the number of hours they can work. Globe and Mail We need to get online learning right before the next crisis hits The body of evidence that is available generally shows that under […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 07 2022

The PIE News Iran students abroad stand in solidarity as peers lead uprisings Iranian student associations across Canada have said they “firmly stand by our Iranian student peers who have been deprived of their most fundamental and quintessential rights” in a joint statement released on October 4. The Conversation How social sciences and humanities programs […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 06 2022

The Globe and Mail Ontario court approves Laurentian University’s restructuring plan The Sudbury, Ont., university says the court’s approval Wednesday means it is now “weeks away” from being able to implement its plan to financially restructure. Global News Concordia students boycott sexual violence committee Students say the university is not properly handling accusations of sexual […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 06 2022

The Globe and Mail Laurentian University’s creditor-protection plan offers a new lease on life, but big challenges ahead No publicly funded university has ever tried what Laurentian is about to do to settle its debts and avoid dissolution. CTV News U of G Student upset over lack of transparency after cyber breach The school itself […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 04 2022

The Financial Post Google Canada grants $2.7M to tech training for Indigenous Peoples, media literacy The tech giant will allocate $2.7 million toward grants helping Indigenous Peoples prepare for tech jobs and teaching media literacy to underrepresented communities. CBC News Laurentian University does an ‘about face’ and requests 2 letters be unsealed The Sudbury, Ont., […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 03 2022

CTV News Inflation hits international students hard, with some turning to food banks One Vancouver food bank said that three-quarters of the students on its books were from overseas. CTV News Indigenous university officially opens in Sault Ste. Marie Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is one of nine Indigenous postsecondary institutions in the province and offers degree […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 30 2022

CTV News Manitoba partnering with University of Saskatchewan for more veterinary postsecondary education seats The government has reached a new interprovincial agreement with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan to expand the number of seats guaranteed for Manitoba. CTV News B.C. unveils strategy for improving strained health-care system, including […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 29 2022

The Conversation National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Universities need to revisit their founding stories Indigenous histories often go unrecognized in institutional university memories. CBC News More universities integrating Indigenous knowledge into education Across Canada, postsecondary institutions are taking different approaches to incorporate Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into what students are learning, from creating mandatory […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 28 2022

CTV News UVic halts new hires amid deficit The University of Victoria’s campus is again buzzing with students, but a shortfall of them during the pandemic and an ongoing lack of international students means tuition revenue is down. CBC News Food banks and ‘care cupboards’ are popping up on university campuses. Here’s why Postsecondary students […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 27 2022

CBC News 28 people sent to hospital during Western’s homecoming weekend Paramedics said Monday they responded to 76 calls for service over the course of 24 hours, with 28 people requiring a trip to the hospital. The London Free Press Western University faculty taking strike vote to back contract demands The union representing more than […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 26 2022

The Toronto Star Most Canadian postsecondary students are grappling with mental health challenges two years after the start of COVID-19 A staggering three-quarters of students reported experiencing negative mental health during their studies during the 2021-2022 school year. CTV News Laurentian seeks extension to Nov. 30 to emerge from insolvency Laurentian University is seeking court […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 23 2022

The Globe and Mail Montreal professor Gilles Brassard’s boundary-pushing work in quantum physics wins world’s largest science prize Gilles Brassard, a University of Montreal computer scientist who made seminal contributions to the field of quantum cryptography, has been awarded the Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics. Global News Labour group uses social media, protests to recoup […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 22 2022

The National Post Researchers across Canada receive major investments to tackle national and global challenges The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced more than $64 million to support 251 research infrastructure projects at 40 universities across the country. CBC News Laurentian University professor left for Lakehead due to program cuts A […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 21 2022

CTV News Feather Project fuels postsecondary bursaries for Indigenous students The project is supported by Pasqua First Nation and is returning for a second year after raising $125,000 donated to Saskatchewan postsecondary institutions to support over 40 Indigenous students. Global News Lawsuit over University of Lethbridge COVID-19 vaccine policy thrown out in court When the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 20 2022

CTV News CAQ promises $40 million for research chairs in Quebec studies The CAQ hopes to remedy what it called a decline in Quebec studies since the 1990s. Toronto Star ‘Most complicated times, ever’: Newmarket and York University forge partnership to tackle today’s big issues The partnership strengthens an informal relationship between the town and […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 16 2022

Sault Star Fight for Laurentian enters a new phase Critics say the culture of secrecy at Sudbury university must end, programs restored and promises kept. Toronto Star We asked an Indigenous academic, a content creator and a researcher about Queen Elizabeth’s legacy and the monarchy. Here’s what they said Indigenous Peoples in Canada have a […]

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