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BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 15 2021

Saltwire Opinion: Banning non-disclosure agreements isn’t enough to stop unethical workplace leader behaviour Just weeks after Prince Edward Island became the first province in Canada to pass a bill restricting the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) on Nov. 17, some harms of NDAs have been in the news. NDAs are contracts in which parties agree […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 14 2021

Globe and Mail Several Canadian universities cancelling in-person final exams amid rise in COVID-19 cases Several postsecondary institutions across the country have cancelled in-person final exams for the remainder of the school year because of rising COVID-19 cases among students. Saltwire UPEI announces Dr. Gregory Keefe as interim president The university has also retained a […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 13 2021

Global News Queen’s University confirms 135 COVID-19 infections over the past week With two weeks left until Christmas, Queen’s University has announced a COVID-19 outbreak. CTV News Fake COVID-19 vaccination passport caught at Western University Western University has confirmed one person has been caught on campus with a fake COVID-19 vaccination passport. Sault Star Algoma […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 10 2021

CTV News Ontario legislature votes to compel Laurentian to hand over documents tied to insolvency claim While the Ontario legislature is often a fractious place, MPPs from all parties were united Thursday when it came to getting to the bottom of why Laurentian University declared insolvency in February. London Free Press Western University sends staff […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 09 2021

CBC News UPEI board of governors launches third-party review of new allegations involving ex-president New details emerge of discussions around contract renewals for Alaa Abd-El-Aziz. CTV News Queen’s Park committee moves to force Laurentian University to surrender privileged documents A powerful committee of the Ontario legislature moved Wednesday to try and force Laurentian University to […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 08 2021

True North University of Saskatchewan introduces its own three-dose vaccine policy Students will need “at least two doses” of COVID vaccine to avoid being kicked off the University of Saskatchewan campus in January, and will require a third dose whenever they’re “eligible.” Saltwire St. F.X. cancels classes Tuesday in wake of suspected COVID-19 outbreak St. […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 07 2021

CTV News UVic students plan walkout as part of national call for action on gender-based violence Students at the University of Victoria are staging a classroom walkout Monday as part of a national call for action on gender-based violence. CBC News Métis registry to guide U of S opportunities for Métis students Agreement allows the […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 06 2021

Globe and Mail Universities not back to full in-person classes yet, but campus activities are increasing Many of Canada’s largest universities say they will offer more on-campus activities and in-person lectures next term, as they come under pressure from students eager for a return to something resembling prepandemic campus life. Montreal Gazette History Through Our […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 03 2021

Global News As U of M faculty strike hits a month, students’ concerns grow The University of Manitoba faculty strike has now lasted one month, and while the school and faculty spar over a new deal, students are stuck in the middle and worry how long it could last. Joe Scarpelli reports. CBC News Use […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 02 2021

Toronto Star Laurentian University has created ‘culture of fear’ among staff, stymied value-for-money audit, says AG Financially troubled Laurentian University has stymied the auditor general’s office by refusing to turn over needed documents while creating a “culture of fear” among staff who are afraid to talk, says a special report released Wednesday. CBC News McMaster […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | DEC 01 2021

Calgary Sun University of Calgary ceremony marks fourth year of Indigenous Strategy The University of Calgary celebrated the fourth year of its journey towards Indigenization with a ceremony Tuesday, where the school’s progress and ongoing efforts were discussed. CBC News Post-secondary students battle hopelessness as online classes drag on into 2022 Pre-recorded classes, living away […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 30 2021

Saltwire Cape Breton University board under fire for meeting protocol The Cape Breton University board of governors is under fire for their use of in-camera sessions during meetings with university faculty, staff and students. Toronto Star Parent complains to provincial ombudsman about online classes at Carleton University The provincial ombudsman has been asked to look […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 29 2021

Global News USask threatened with legal action over campus COVID-19 vaccine mandate An organization called the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms is threatening legal action if the University of Saskatchewan’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate is not rescinded. Global News University of Manitoba to resume in-person classes for winter term The University of Manitoba says students will […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 26 2021

APTN National News Universities should publicly apologize for perpetuating Indigenous identity fraud: chief Kitigan Zibi Chief Dylan Whiteduck says institutions should be soliciting information from local communities when vetting Indigenous hires. CBC News These MUN students are grappling with the rising cost of living along with tuition increases Increasing school costs and high inflation could […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 25 2021

Global News Western University to host national forum on reconciliation in higher education Western University is set to host a national forum next year that explores how to better implement reconciliation with Indigenous communities in Canada’s post-secondary system while providing concrete steps that relevant institutions can take. CBC News Dalhousie University switching to mandatory proof […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 24 2021

CBC News Todd Mondor named newest president of University of Winnipeg, returning to school after 34 years Mondor graduated from U of W in 1987 and is now coming back as the president and vice-chancellor. CBC News Kelowna RCMP apologizes for failing to investigate sexual assault complaint at university campus Superintendent says response was not […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 23 2021

Globe and Mail UBC professor Pieter Cullis awarded for role in COVID-19 vaccines When Pieter Cullis rolled up his sleeve last March to receive his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19, he couldn’t help but remark on what the moment meant for him as a scientist. Toronto Star Brandon profs act in wake […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 22 2021

Global News Shorter winter break in sight for students as U of Manitoba strike enters 3rd week The University of Manitoba and its professors will enter its third week of strike action Wednesday. The stress is heightening for students like Lindsy Degagne, as the weeks go by and classes continue to be cancelled. Global News […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 19 2021

Calgary Herald U of C, MRU among Canadian universities to sign charter on anti-Black racism The 22-page Scarborough Charter requires those signing it to respect certain principles as they develop their own action plans to foster Black inclusion. The Record Bishop’s principal commits to next steps regarding sexual assault policy Wednesday evening around 5:30 p.m. […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 18 2021

Toronto Star Some profs cross picket line, head back to class Some faculty members at the University of Manitoba who went on strike earlier this month have ditched the picket lines and returned to work amid an ongoing stalemate in negotiations. Global News Faculty association holds rally as bargaining stalemate with University of Lethbridge continues […]

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