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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 13 2023

Ottawa Citizen First-in-Canada AI education offered to all University of Alberta undergrads The course will explore the role of data collection and human inputs in a range of systems from classical expert systems, to supervised learning, to reinforcement learning systems that generate their own data by interacting with the world.” CTV News Labour market imbalance: […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 12 2023

The Hill Times Seizing the moment: building Canada’s academic leadership into a commercial powerhouse Too much high-quality research is failing to make it out of laboratories to the benefit of patients and the Canadian economy. Global News Ontario holding student housing consultations, minister says Ontario is holding consultations with colleges, universities and municipalities this fall […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 11 2023

CBC News Minister, advocates say they fear international students will be blamed for housing crisis Advocates call on federal government to fund construction of new dormitories, student residences. Global News Is Canada underestimating the cost of living for international students? The Canadian government is likely severely underestimating the cost of living for international students when […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 08 2023

Globe and Mail How international students became big business for schools This year, Canada is on track to bring in 900,000 international students. Times Higher Education Academics urge funding review after Toronto returns Amazon cash University returns $450,000 gift to retail giant after investigation suggests company looked to buy credibility for fight against government regulations. […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 07 2023

Toronto Star Indian students outpace Ontario government in funding colleges: report As domestic students enjoy stable or reduced tuition, Ontario colleges rely on international students, though their presence in such numbers is seen creating challenges for the municipalities the colleges are in. CBC News McMaster University says criticism it’s not doing enough to house students […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 06 2023

Toronto Star More post-secondary students rely on parents, stay home to finish school: RBC poll Inflation is driving more post-secondary students to stay home with their parents as they complete post-secondary school than a decade ago, a poll by RBC shows. CBC News International students call for queer-specific mental support as they hide identities at […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 05 2023

Globe and Mail Ontario universities pull course info from public sites for safety; faculty want more say Several Ontario universities are removing course location and other information from their public websites as a safety measure, as faculty representatives look to be more involved in efforts to prevent harassment and hate crimes on campus. Global News […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 01 2023

CTV News Record enrolment at the U of R, nearly 17,000 students begin fall semester In total, 16,860 students are registered for classes this fall at the U of R and its federated colleges – marking an increase of 893 or 5.6 per cent from 2022. CTV News Ontario professor part of NASA’s geology team […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 31 2023

Winnipeg Free Press Saint Boniface University academics to vote on new contract Manitoba’s only francophone faculty association is urging its professors to ratify a new contract that would have their wages increase by about 12 per cent over four years. CBC News New Calgary course teaches students how to use AI as a business tool […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 30 2023

Global News Canadian universities don’t want a cap on international students. Here’s why Canada currently has 800,000 student permit holders and several federal ministers have hinted that the number be capped in the future to ease housing demand. Globe and Mail University of Toronto law school returning US$450,000 Amazon donation following criticism The University of […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 29 2023

Ottawa Citizen China is using Canadian think tank to fund and bolster its green image, critics say Funded by the federal government, a Canadian think tank has for four years been acting as the international secretariat for a Chinese environmental agency headed by one of Beijing’s most powerful Communist Party leaders. Ottawa Citizen 8 in […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | AUG 25 2023

CTV News Quebec universities oppose suggestion by federal minister to cap student visas Quebec university administrators, professors and students are rejecting an idea by the federal housing minister that Canada could cap the number of international study permits it issues as a way to ease the country’s housing shortage. Ottawa Citizen Denley: Time for Ford […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 24 2023

Global News Canadian students and advocates conflicted on international student cap The federal government’s consideration of a cap on international students to ease the housing crunch is being met with some concern. CBC News Non-profit troubled by Halifax university request for help to find students places to live NSCAD University says it asked community organizations […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 23 2023

CBC Culture shock, and how Mi’kmaw students cope with leaving the reserve for university Saint Mary’s University student Sósep Patfield says he felt isolated when he arrived in Halifax. CBC News New UNB research institute focuses on fast-growing artificial intelligence UNB will collaborate with Université de Moncton which also has an AI centre. Guelph Today […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | AUG 22 2023

CBC News International students say they want to study in Canada, but staying is a problem if they can’t find housing Ottawa says it’s talking to provinces, territories and other key partners to address student housing shortage. Globe and Mail Federal government should look at cap on student visas, Housing Minister Sean Fraser says The […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | AUG 21 2023

Global News International students are struggling. Can Ottawa’s review of the program help? Amid a continued housing crunch and sky-high costs of living, the federal government’s immigration targets and plans for international students are facing renewed scrutiny. Prince George Citizen Chinese government-sponsored student groups in B.C. should provoke dialogue: rights advocates Chinese government-sponsored student groups […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 17 2023

The Province B.C. kicks in $48M for Capilano University to take over Quest’s Squamish campus While finances of the defunct Quest remain under a cloud, Capilano U is moving ahead to expand its classes into the Sea to Sky region. CBC News Youth develop business, entrepreneurship ideas at First Nations University of Canada annual camp […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | AUG 16 2023

CBC News UPEI’s new residence tackles housing woes, but off-campus issues drag on New units built for Canada Games helping some UPEI students, but not everyone. CTV News Housing crisis: Feds stick by immigration plan, rethink international student flows The alarm bells are becoming bull horns: Canada’s housing supply isn’t keeping up with the rapid […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 15 2023

CTV News Quebec researchers develop AI technology to encrypt medical data A team of researchers from the Université de Sherbrooke and the École de technologie supérieure has developed a solution that will make the transmission and archiving of medical information more secure. CBC News Quebec enters the era of quantum computing The Quebec government has […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 14 2023

Toronto Star Why are African international students rejected so often for Canadian visas? The reasons given for rejections are so illogical that, again, they are absurd. The undeniable conclusion is racism. CBC News Unions ask for arbitrator to look at info UPEI removed from public report Multiple unions at the University of Prince Edward Island […]

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