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MEDIA SCAN

Headlines for Aug. 29, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | AUG 29 2017

CBC
Ontario proposes French-language university in Toronto

The provincial government announced Monday that it will introduce legislation in the coming months for the proposed postsecondary institution.

CBC
uOttawa, Saint Paul University could help run francophone university in Toronto

Ottawa’s two bilingual universities could play a role in helping launch Ontario’s first purely Francophone university.

CBC
‘It feels wrong’ to put Franco-Ontario university in Toronto, says NDP MPP

MPP France Gélinas is ‘disappointed’ in a report’s recommendation of Toronto as location for new French university.

CBC
First Nations University introduces reconciliation studies program

A new program at the First Nations University of Canada is giving one student a fresh perspective on the history of Canada’s residential schools.

Metro
Opioid harm reduction measures coming to frosh week

Carleton U, uOttawa, and Algonquin College have implemented plans for safe frosh.

Chronicle Herald
Dalhousie psychologist warns of strain felt by perfectionist students

Researcher Simon Sherry said the need to be perfect can create a multitude of academic problems for sufferers across a wide age range, from public school to medical school.

CBC
New federal student co-op program aims to help ‘bridge the gap’ from school to work

Employment Minister Patty Hajdu on soft skills, internships and labour shortages

CBC
Audio: More expensive degrees and less work in technology and science fields

Why the rising cost of post-secondary education in professional fields is making the skills gap more of a gaping hole.

Global News
Video: A Royal push for mental-health support on campus

Concordia University student Alexis Lahorra talks about meeting Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, to discuss supporting mental health on campus.

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