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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 20 2023

CTV News U of A replaces sexual assault centre director over letter questioning alleged Hamas sexual violence The president of the University of Alberta says the school has replaced the director of its sexual assault centre over its endorsement of an open letter that questions the validity of sexual assault claims against Hamas during its […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 17 2023

CTV News Amid tensions, McGill students vote on pro-Palestinian policy McGill says it fears the proposed Policy Against Genocide in Palestine could “sharpen divisions in our community and render more vulnerable all students.” Policy Options The end of the Quebec model in higher education?/ By targeting students in the rest of Canada, the Quebec government […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 16 2023

CTV News Ontario expert panel urges end to post-secondary tuition freeze Ontario should end its post-secondary tuition freeze and increase per-student funding to its universities and colleges, a government-commissioned report has found. The Peterborough Examiner Queen’s named in anti-semitism class-action suit Queen’s University is one of three Canadian schools being named in a class-action lawsuit […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 15 2023

Global News University fund will honour couple killed in Banff bear attack The family of a couple killed by a grizzly bear in Banff National Park is establishing an endowment fund at the University of Lethbridge in their memory. Toronto Sun College of Family Physicians backs down on 3rd year of training amid outcry From […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 14 2023

Globe and Mail Canadian lawyers, inspired by UOttawa students, call for unity amid professional conflict over Middle East Inspired by a group of Muslim and Jewish law students who drafted a statement of mutual support at the University of Ottawa, nearly 1,000 members of the legal community, including retired chief justice Beverley McLachlin, have signed […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 13 2023

Ottawa Citizen Montreal university cancels class of teacher filmed at Gaza protest insulting Jews: ‘Go back to Poland’ A Universite de Montreal spokesperson said a course taught by Yanise Arab was cancelled as a preventive measure, and that an investigation is underway. Globe and Mail Tory family funds business, law scholarships at University of Toronto […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 10 2023

CTV News Alberta post-secondary students pay more tuition than national average: report According to a forecast released by saving and planning company Embark, a four-year university degree in Canada costs an average of $75,387. Vancouver Sun Notices sent out as UVic reports tuberculosis case on campus The university says only those who have received an […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 08 2023

CTV News Quebec to double university tuition in 2024 but Bishop’s has already accepted students under current rates There is more uncertainty surrounding Quebec’s recent decision to double tuition for out-of-province university students in 2024 since Bishop’s University has already admitted students for next fall. CTV News Toronto Metropolitan University appoints retired judge to review […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 07 2023

Globe and Mail Quebec’s English-language universities offer to promote French in tuition talks Quebec’s English-language universities say they will ensure almost half of their non-French speaking students graduate with intermediate French if the provincial government scraps a plan to double tuition for students from other provinces. Globe and Mail Canadians face long lineups for Indian […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 06 2023

CTV News Quebec’s English universities to meet with premier about tuition fee hikes Quebec Premier François Legault is slated to meet with the province’s three English-language universities on Monday to discuss the proposed tuition fee increases for out-of-province students. City News Vancouver Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond removed from Order of Canada Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, a high-profile […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | NOV 03 2023

Ottawa Citizen McGill says Quebec tuition hike could cost it $94 million, lead to 700 job cuts The university’s principal and vice-chancellor said in a statement this tuition restructuring for out-of-province students could cost the university tens of millions and lead to the compromising of infrastructure projects and possibly varsity sports teams. The Sault Star […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | NOV 02 2023

CTV News ‘I’ll listen to them’: Legault vows to meet with 3 English universities about tuition hike concerns Quebec Premier François Legault has agreed to meet with leaders of the three English universities in the province following a controversial decision to raise tuition prices for out-of-province students. The decision led to a walk-out and protest […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | NOV 01 2023

Financial Post ‘Record spike’ in immigrants leaving Canada in recent years, study says Canada saw record numbers of immigrants leave Canada between 2016 and 2019. A new study urges Canada to do more to maintain these newcomers. The study said in an average of 0.9 per cent of immigrants end up leaving Canada, but that […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | OCT 31 2023

CBC News Toronto Ontario college revokes international student admissions again – leaving hundreds scrambling Northern college has revoked the admission of 200 international students, mostly from India, months after similarly revoking acceptances from 500 international students. This has left many students in limbo, scrambling to find another opportunity. It’s alleged the school admitted more students […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | OCT 30 2023

National Post Victor Vigas: Quebec’s discriminatory tuition hike is nothing but a cash grab Vigas says Premier Legault’s tuition hike for out-of-province students is blatantly discriminatory about generating more money for the universities and keeping them financially stable. He says it will generate approximately $110 million for the French-language schools, leaving the three English-language universities […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | OCT 27 2023

Globe and Mail Editorial: François Legault has concocted a threat to the French language that no one else can see Mr. Legault is currently trying to burnish his nationalist credentials after his party, Coalition Avenir Québec, lost a recent by-election to a resurgent Parti Québécois. CTV News Opinion: An important debate on education takes an […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | OCT 26 2023

Montreal Gazette Opinion: Let’s debunk myths about Quebec’s tuition hikes Oversimplifications abound but the situation is more nuanced. As president of Concordia University, I can set the record straight. Toronto Star York student unions that backed Palestinians rejects university’s demands to retract statements, resign Three student unions at York University were given until Oct. 25 […]

BY EVAN BRYANT | OCT 25 2023

National Observer Canadian university students demand fossil-fuelled RBC off campus On Tuesday, University of Toronto students and the student group Climate Justice painted a mural in front of the school’s library demanding the on-campus RBC be closed due to their use of fossil-fuels. In a similar protest at the University of British Columbia, the environmental […]

BY NICOLE DAINTY | OCT 24 2023

The Globe and Mail Student union that backed Palestinians says it won’t be silenced by political ‘bullying’ Student leaders at the University of Toronto Mississauga say Ontario’s Minister of Colleges and Universities “defamed” them in the provincial legislature and has betrayed the government’s commitment to free speech. National Post This is how much tuition for […]

BY NICOLE DAINTY | OCT 23 2023

CTV News Quebec tuition hike: Students planning day of protest in downtown Montreal Potentially thousands of students from Montreal’s two English universities are expected to skip class and march through the streets on Oct. 30 to denounce the Quebec government’s plan to hike tuition for out-of-province students. Toronto Star York university demands student union boards […]

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