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BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 21 2022

Toronto Star Draft report on future of troubled Laurentian University expected this week Laurentian University must replace the 20 professors who have left during the its court-ordered restructuring — positions that have gone unfilled on top of the mass firings when the financially troubled school first announced that it was seeking creditor protection, says its […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 20 2022

Financial Post ‘Surviving just by the skin of my teeth’: Students face high inflation for first time In June, students were burdened with an 8.1 per cent inflation level — the highest its been since 1983 — and an economy hampered by COVID-19, labour shortages, supply chain challenges and recession predictions. CTV News University of […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 19 2022

National Post Laurentian faculty, staff, and provincial association demand accountability and transparency to rebuild after CCAA Faculty, staff, and students at Laurentian University have experienced a terrible eighteen months of court-ordered restructuring caused by the mismanagement of successive Laurentian administrations and a provincial government that was absent during their time of crisis. Timmins Press Laurentian’s […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 18 2022

CBC News Alberta government urged to regulate tuition increases for international students Student groups at province’s largest two universities worried about steep fee hikes. Times Higher Education Laurentian crisis appears to near resolution Surprise insolvency has brought campus resignations and nationwide labour stress. CTV News Gee-Gees concerned over athletic future after uOttawa cuts Track and […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 15 2022

CBC News 32 Alberta law professors sign letter calling for government to make oath to Queen optional Articling student Prabjot Singh Wirring suing province, law society over requirement. Toronto Star Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson, floats new names for athletics team Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson University, is changing the name of its athletics team […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 14 2022

Vancouver Sun Ono leaves UBC for job in Michigan; Outgoing president made strides toward inclusion, reconciliation Santa Ono, UBC’s departing president, made the university a more inclusive place in his six years at the helm, the school’s board chair said on Wednesday. Toronto Star Toronto Metropolitan University scraps plans to build residence for nearly 600 […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 13 2022

Windsor Star UBC president Santa Ono leaves for Michigan job, Detroit Free Press reports UBC president Santa Ono will be named the 15th president of the University of Michigan, according to the Detroit Free Press. Global News 200 more nursing seats to open at Nova Scotia universities due to shortage Nova Scotia is expanding the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 12 2022

The Edmonton Journal Opinion: An obituary for the University of Alberta Ring Houses Following a year-long and courageous battle with the University of Alberta administration against their demolition and removal, the four Ring Houses have passed away.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 11 2022

CBC News MUN hopes new artificial intelligence hub could grow the next Verafin Growing sector struggling with labour shortage. CBC News Indigenous academics ‘validated’ by report urging Queen’s to verify identity claims 32-page report calls on school to reassign or fire staff who don’t meet requirements. CBC News Canadian astronomers champing at the bit for […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 08 2022

The Globe and Mail Queen’s University should require staff to prove Indigenous citizenship, report says An independent report on Indigenous identity issues at Queen’s University says current and future staff should be required to prove their Indigenous citizenship in order to take on certain roles. CBC News 14 people come forward in lawsuit against UNB, […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 07 2022

The PIE News Laurentian tuition freeze targets international students Over the past decade, Laurentian has struggled to recruit international students even as its Canadian counterparts have cashed in on international fees to boost their finances. CTV News University of Guelph to spend $3.6 million for diversity, inclusion hiring initiative The University of Guelph announced on […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 06 2022

The Conversation How Commonwealth universities profited from Indigenous dispossession through land grants Most public universities founded in the 19th century — especially in what is now Canada, the United States and Aotearoa New Zealand, but also in South Africa and Australia — were large-scale landowners. The Regina Leader-Post One of Canada’s biggest universities will have […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 05 2022

The Globe and Mail Students are struggling to secure housing in Canada’s overheated rental market The availability and affordability of housing for students has long been a problem in big cities and some smaller towns with large university or college populations.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 04 2022

CBC News Laurentian University to freeze international tuition rates On average, an international undergrad student at Laurentian pays $26,000 in tuition per year. CBC News Algonquin Elder Claudette Commanda appointed chancellor at University of Ottawa It marks the first time an Indigenous leader will hold the role. The Ottawa Citizen No shot, no school: Western […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 30 2022

The Globe and Mail Indigenous leaders, academics and cultural figures among list of Order of Canada appointees Canada’s first Indigenous female Member of Parliament Ethel Blondin-Andrew and Nunavut’s first MP, Nancy Karetak-Lindell, are among 85 Canadians appointed to the Order of Canada, considered the country’s highest civilian honour. The Guelph Mercury Tribune University of Guelph […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 29 2022

CBC News Demonstrators demand Montreal’s McGill Conservatory of Music stay open Protesters say university didn’t give conservatory chance after pandemic. CTV News Laurentian University to receive $200K from a posthumous donation Laurentian University is receiving $200,000 thanks to a donation from a former graduate. CBC News Sudbury police ‘unlawfully’ detained Indigenous academic after she faced […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 28 2022

The Globe and Mail Supercluster program gets political renewal — and new name — from Innovation Minister Champagne Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne faced uncertainty over the federal government’s innovation cluster funding program. But with a new budget, changed name and political endorsements, he wants to double down on the program’s efforts. The […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 27 2022

The Toronto Star Universities grapple with housing first years as enrolment jumps One incoming University of Guelph student, who lives a half-hour away, is considering deferring her admission after being wait-listed for residence. The Edmonton Journal University of Alberta’s Indigenous strategic plan aims to bridge gaps across programs The University of Alberta formally launched a […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 24 2022

The Soo Today Record enrolment allowing for future investment: Algoma U Significant enrolment growth at Algoma University is painting a bright future for the institution, as it recently graduated its largest class ever and plans to expand facilities and programming at its three campuses. The CFJC Today TRU improper conduct investigation timeline extended again Thompson […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 23 2022

The Globe and Mail President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urges Ukrainian students in Canada to bring expertise back to their homeland President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday urged Ukrainian students who have sought refuge at Canadian universities during the conflict with Russia to learn what they can while abroad and prepare to return and rebuild their country. The […]

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