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BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | February 26 2024

Despite significant progress at participating institutions, funding for program was not renewed in 2023.

BY CATHERINE COUTURIER | January 25 2024

Scholars in Calgary, Odanak and Edmundston have recently spearheaded research projects on the revitalization of Indigenous languages. But where do universities fit in, and how should they be contributing?

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | January 13 2022

Experts say the ‘cash cow’ narrative belies policy challenges that need to be addressed.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | October 22 2021

‘We are cautiously optimistic that we are entering the recovery phase,’ one comptroller says.

BY JEAN-FRANÇOIS VENNE | October 14 2021

The 2021 National Building Reconciliation Forum provided an opportunity to identify the work that remains to be done at universities.

BY IAN MUNROE | June 29 2021

If participating postsecondary institutions don’t meet their targets by the end of 2029, the number of research chairs they receive will be cut.

BY BRENT WITTMEIER | May 05 2021

Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.

BY EMILY BARON CADLOFF | April 22 2021

“I think it’s provoked a change in the way we actually teach. Hopefully, it’s going in a direction of being more engaging and interactive.”

BY MAXIME BILODEAU | April 21 2021

By proposing an update to traditional criteria for evaluating applications, the declaration asks the research community to rethink its approach.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | March 17 2021

Projects are prime opportunities for stimulating economic recovery, says Universities Canada president.

BY DIANE PETERS | February 22 2021

Ontario unveils its new funding formula for colleges and universities as Alberta mulls its own PBF scheme.

BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | February 09 2021

Universities mark the first anniversary of the plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people, many connected to Canada’s academic community.

BY EVA VOINIGESCU | December 19 2019

The 15 teams chosen for the Canadian Space Agency’s CubeSat program have until this fall to get their designs ready for a 2021 launch.

BY CHRISTINA FRANGOU | December 16 2019

The provincial budget hits students hard as universities adjust to a leaner financial future.

BY MICHAEL RANCIC | November 25 2019

As firms like Uber and Airbnb become ubiquitous, Canadian academics struggle to find reliable data to analyze how the “digital platform economy” affects labour and policy-making.

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | October 29 2019

The university’s initiative is one of a patchwork of such programs across the country.

BY MATTHEW HALLIDAY | August 27 2019

For visually impaired students, a lack of accessible learning materials “creates enormous barriers to success.”

BY JESSICA NATALE WOOLLARD | August 19 2019

One program, Knowledge Makers, was recently recognized with the Alan Blizzard Award for excellence in teaching collaboration.

BY SPARROW MCGOWAN | April 15 2019

A number of pilot projects are trying to encourage intergenerational co-housing in cities big and small.

BY ANQI SHEN | March 07 2019

Students, researchers and charitable organizations are mobilizing to find solutions to improve food security.

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