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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 21 2023

The National Post India warns students as Nijjar’s lawyer asks Indo-Hindu to leave Canada India is warning students headed to Canada of security risks just weeks after its top envoy highlighted their safety, as diplomacy and intelligence experts warn a months-long diplomatic row with India is only just beginning. Globe and Mail Tensions with India […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 20 2023

The Edmonton Journal New U of A plan calls for enrolment to grow by 16K more students by 2030 The University of Alberta is seeking to grow its enrolment by 35 per cent, while also targeting a top-50 ranking among worldwide research universities, according to its new 10-year strategic plan unveiled Tuesday. CBC News Students […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 19 2023

The Peterborough Examiner Nipissing University launching strategic plan Nipissing University is eager to launch its new strategic plan and is inviting folks to stop by to witness the official launch. Montreal Gazette Norovirus was likely cause of illness at McGill conference in spring Dozens of participants suffered from severe diarrhea, vomiting and fever, and some […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 18 2023

Policy Options Universities need to take lead role in providing COVID-safe learning As a new strain of the virus spreads, regular testing, improved air filtration, masking policies and vaccinations will ensure universities can remain inclusive. CBC News Universities grapple with making AI a teaching vs. cheating tool A teaching tool or a cheating device? Universities […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 15 2023

National Post Mohawk Mothers seek halt to excavation amid former Montreal hospital grave search A group of Indigenous women were in Quebec Superior Court on Thursday trying to stop drilling and excavation at the former site of a hospital where they say unmarked graves may be located, and where McGill University is expanding its downtown […]

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 […]

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