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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 10 2023

CBC News Wildlife centre recruits engineering students to boost care for injured animals An ongoing partnership with engineering students at Queen’s University is helping a wildlife centre in Greater Napanee to better treat the injured animals in its care. Vancouver Sun A new international study in Norway has identified reservoirs of methane gas leaking from […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | JUL 07 2023

The Hub As record numbers of foreign students come to Canada, experts urge a rethink of the program The Canadian government counted more than 800,000 foreign students in Canada at the end of last year, a 31 percent increase over the previous year. The Tyee Why We Need Gender Studies More than Ever We need […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 06 2023

CTV News Western University names its 24th chancellor A pillar of the community for decades and a Western graduate, Kelly Meighen will serve as Western University’s 24th chancellor, the university announced on Wednesday. CTV News Security questions remain one week after UW attack The state of security is being questioned one week after horror hit […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 05 2023

Globe and Mail The Waterloo attack is part of a broader trend of hatred for academia itself ‘If someone hates gender studies enough to physically attack a class, what is it they think they’re doing?’ CTV News Bail hearing for man charged in University of Waterloo stabbings rescheduled The bail hearing for the man charged […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 04 2023

Waterloo Region Record UW committed to fostering inclusive and safe environment — for all ‘We must all remain committed to fostering inclusive, safe, and welcoming environments for all members of our community — denouncing all forms of hate, discrimination, and violence,’ writes Univeristy of Waterloo president Vivek Gogel. Globe and Mail Gender studies instructors call […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 30 2023

Globe and Mail Probe under way into firing of infectious disease scientists at top-secret Winnipeg lab The man who stabbed three people at the University of Waterloo was motivated by hate and broadly targeted the LGBTQ community, Waterloo police say. Geovanny Villalba-Aleman, 24, faces multiple assault and weapons charges. National Post University of Waterloo emergency […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 29 2023

CTV News ‘It’s a big shock’: Officials speak on University of Waterloo stabbing attack that injured one professor, two students Waterloo regional police said one person has been arrested and three people have been taken to hospital after a stabbing attack inside Hagey Hall at the University of Waterloo. Global News Former provincial courthouse to […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | JUN 28 2023

PIE News Agent in fake doc scheme arrested and charged after reentering Canada An agent whose business partner had already been arrested for his role in a fake admission letter scam in Canada has now also been arrested and charged. The Globe and Mail Future federal infrastructure funding to require climate change be taken into […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 27 2023

The Hill Times Exploitation of international students a consequence of using sector as economic driver, says advocate The Canada Border Services Agency has laid charges against an India-based education consultant ‘for his involvement in providing fake Canadian college admission letters to numerous students.’ iHeartRadio Provincial coordinator to help address campus sexual violence The New Brunswick […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 26 2023

CBC News Academics with disabilities compare notes on campus accommodations A group of academics who took part in an event at King’s University College on Friday said there’s still more work to be done when it comes to accommodating the unique needs of students with disabilities. CBC News UPEI to hold town hall after report […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 23 2023

Sootoday.ca Troubled Laurentian U. seeks ‘visionary’ leader as new president Description of top job at local university places emphasis on Laurentian’s ‘transformation’ following CCAA journey. CTV News Guelph’s Days Inn turned temporary U of G student residence The University of Guelph has been given the green light to use the Days Inn on Gordon Street […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 23 2023

CTV News hair of UPEI’s board of governors resigns after critical report, saying new leadership needed Pat Sinnott’s resignation letter says it’s clear ‘new leadership is needed.’ CTV News P.E.I. legislature to restrict funding to UPEI if it doesn’t take steps to improve issues from report The P.E.I. legislature Wednesday unanimously approved an amendment to […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 21 2023

CTV News ‘That’s reconciliation:’ B.C. university waives tuition for local First Nation students Postsecondary institutions such as the University of Prince Edward Island would be included under the jurisdiction of P.E.I.’s ombudsperson if legislation introduced by the Green Party becomes law. CBC News U of R Lifelong Learning Centre donors, students say they weren’t consulted […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 20 2023

Lethbridge News Now University of Lethbridge receives $200,000 endowment to support 2SLGBTQ+ students The University of Lethbridge has received a first-of-its-kind endowment fund to support 2SLGBTQ+ students on campus. The Trentonian Letter, rally to call on Queen’s University admin to renegotiate union contracts In a letter to vice-principal Donna Janiec and interim provost Teri Shearer […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 19 2023

CBC News Former UPEI teachers, current students react to report on sexual misconduct on campus Former teachers and current students of UPEI are reacting to the recent third party report looking into acts of sexual misconduct, sexism and racism at the school. CBC News Could the UPEI harassment report help make NDAS a thing of […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | JUN 16 2023

CBC News Sask. universities say they’re adapting to AI technology rather than fighting it Both the University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina say they are allowing students and faculty to use generative AI as long as they do so in an ethical manner. Global News SFU teaching assistants, instructors and support staff commence […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | JUN 15 2023

CTV News UPEI releases highly critical independent report into allegations against former president, university culture The University of Prince Edward Island Review was commissioned shortly after the departure of former university president Alaa Abd-El-Aziz amid accusations of inappropriate conduct in 2021. CBC News Giller Foundation launches $10K scholarship for BIPOC writing students The Giller Foundation, […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | JUN 14 2023

CTV News Here’s how this University of Sask. grad just made ‘history’ Dyck is the first graduate to win both the Earl of Bessborough Prize in science and the University of Saskatchewan Film Society Prize. He’s also graduating with both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Music degree. The PIE News Canada’s deportation […]

BY BHAKTI MISHRA | JUN 13 2023

Calgary Herald Opinion: The foundation of our future: How business education nurtures the leaders we need Last week at the University of Calgary’s convocation celebration, a new business graduate crossed the stage to become the 30,000th alumni of the Haskayne School of Business. CTV News Here’s why some university students are protesting Canada’s big banks […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 12 2023

Globe and Mail Canadian life sciences on life support? We must stem the innovation brain drain Many Canadian innovations never make it out of the lab. If they do, they end up south of the border. CBC News Student stunned by 61% price hike in mandatory meal plan at UNB Saint John The rising cost […]

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