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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 20 2023

Royal Roads University Steenkamp reappointed Royal Roads University president and vice-chancellor Dr. Philip Steenkamp has been appointed to a second five-year term as president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University. Steenkamp was first appointed to a five-year term as president in 2018. CBC News After running out of room again, U de M asks public’s […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 19 2023

Acadia University Jeff Hennessy name Acadia University’s 17th president Dr. Hennessy will begin his six-year term on September 1, 2023. Winnipeg Free Press U of W arms security officers with life-saving opioid-overdose antidote The University of Winnipeg is equipping security officers who monitor its downtown lecture halls and the surrounding community with naloxone kits ahead […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 18 2023

University of Saskatchewan USask’s Edwards School of Business receives extension of prestigious accreditation with AACSB International The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) has successfully renewed its accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools. Global News Ongoing Capilano […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 17 2023

Globe and Mail Fewer students are enrolling in environmental studies – how do we stop this trend? Just when we need new environmental experts the most, student numbers seem to be declining. Global News McMaster to receive $2 million for electric boilers to reduce natural gas usage The federal government is set to spend some […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 14 2023

CBC News Laurentian University is being targeted by foreign hackers, security chief says China-backed hackers are trying to intercept research and intellectual property to get ahead in the mining industry. CTV News Western receives $4.7 million to replace natural gas boiler with electric steam boiler Western will receive $4.7 million in federal funding to replace […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 13 2023

CTV News Universite de Montreal joins chorus of organizations pulling Meta advertising The Universite de Montreal (UdeM) is joining the chorus of Canadian organizations, governments and media companies pulling advertising from Meta platforms Facebook and Instagram. The Winnipeg Free Press U of W brass shrugs off concern about staff exodus Decision-makers at the University of […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 12 2023

Penticton Herald U of W senior staff exodus follows hiring of new president More than a dozen senior and long-standing staff members at the University of Winnipeg have quit or left their posts since a new president was appointed to oversee the downtown campus in April 2022. CBC News Vianne Timmons returns Indspire award following […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 11 2023

Timmins Today Group sues feds over exclusion from Indigenous post-secondary funding A national group representing Indigenous people living off-reserve has filed a lawsuit against Ottawa over the exclusion of Indigenous Peoples who do not have status under the Indian Act from postsecondary education benefits. Brampton Guardian New Brampton medical school will be ‘noticeably and intentionally […]

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 […]

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