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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 05 2022

Globe and Mail How to stop Indigenous identity fraud There has been a growing list of people who are accused of pretending to be Indigenous. CBC News Auditor general raises concerns over international student enrolment, finances at UWindsor University of Windsor says it’ll make changes after a financial review by the Auditor general of Ontario […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 02 2022

CTV News Athabasca University signs funding agreement with province after government lowers demands The Alberta government says it has reached a deal with Athabasca University under which the province will continue funding the institution if half of its executive and 25 additional employees live in the town it shares a name with. CBC News Nipissing […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | DEC 01 2022

Global News Auditor general says Ontario’s post-secondary sector operating without ‘clear strategy’ The lack of strategy means the province doesn’t know how many postsecondary institutions it needs and how much funding should be earmarked for or charged to each domestic and international student. Global News Alberta government reduces employee-relocation demands, reaches deal with Athabasca University […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 29 2022

CTV News Laurentian emerges from insolvency ahead of Nov. 30 deadline Laurentian University has formally exited the insolvency process, the school announced Monday, ending almost two years of turmoil at the institution. CBC News Dean hired to lead new medical school at Simon Fraser University Dr. Roger Strasser has been appointed interim dean. He was […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 28 2022

CBC News Long road to recovery for students and teachers returning to campus in Lethbridge When the University of Lethbridge announced the shutdown of campuses in early 2020, professors and students were anxious, left with only days to figure out how to carry on with courses in an online format. CBC News Sudbury, Ont., hospital […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 25 2022

CBC News Alberta residential schools digitally preserved in University of Calgary project Three Alberta residential school sites have been recreated in 3D for a digital preservation project through the University of Calgary. PIE News Canada: sector weighs in on scrapped working hour limits The temporary lift puts a spotlight on the financial challenges many international […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 24 2022

CBC News Legislation needed to spare others from Laurentian’s fate: Canadian Association of University Teachers Laurentian University became the first publicly funded postsecondary institution in Canada to file for insolvency under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. CTV News Search for unmarked graves at Algoma University moves forward Ground-penetrating radar equipment is being used to scan […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 24 2022

The Globe and Mail Laurentian faculty, staff want accountability for disastrous decisions around university’s insolvency Faculty and staff who lost their jobs as a result of Laurentian University’s insolvency want to know whether anyone will be held accountable for the disastrous decisions that pushed the university into creditor protection. CTV News Concordia University postpones closure […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 23 2022

CBC News Legislation needed to spare others from Laurentian’s fate: Canadian Association of University Teachers Laurentian University became the first publicly funded postsecondary institution in Canada to file for insolvency under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. CTV News Search for unmarked graves at Algoma University moves forward Ground-penetrating radar equipment is being used to scan […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 22 2022

PIE News Trudeau pledges Francophone support Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau promoted the value of the French language and of studying in Canada at the 18th Francophonie Summit which took place in Tunisia from November 19-20. Global News Queen’s University principal calls for end to tuition freeze Despite the frigid temperatures being felt throughout southeastern […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 21 2022

Global News Halifax proposed as new home for NATO’s North American innovation hub: minister The goal of the hub would be to promote co-operation between NATO’s military members and the technology sector, including tech startups and academic researchers. CBC News 2 women who signed NDAs unable to testify in UPEI review into sexual harassment: lawyer […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 18 2022

Globe and Mail Laurentian insolvency ‘made a bad situation worse’: Auditor-General says university should have opted for provincial aid Ontario’s Auditor-General says Laurentian University should have worked with the provincial government to find solutions, rather than file for creditor protection on the advice of external counsel, after years of poor strategic decisions and weak board […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 18 2022

Global News Western prof to lead team in Canada’s first lunar rover mission in 2026 Western’s Dr. Gordon “Oz” Osinski will serve as principal investigator and scientific lead on the project. Global News Demand soars for student food banks in Halifax Both Mount Saint Vincent and Dalhousie universities are reporting more students are looking for […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 16 2022

Global News Western prof to lead team in Canada’s first lunar rover mission in 2026 Western’s Dr. Gordon “Oz” Osinski will serve as principal investigator and scientific lead on the project. Global News Demand soars for student food banks in Halifax Both Mount Saint Vincent and Dalhousie universities are reporting more students are looking for […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 15 2022

CBC News Dalhousie University president leaving for McGill On Monday, McGill announced Deep Saini’s role as the next principal and vice-chancellor of the university, which is the Montreal university’s equivalent to president. The Globe and Mail Half of Quebec nursing students fail September licensing exam, probe launched The oversight body for Quebec professional orders – […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 14 2022

The Sarnia Observer Union for part-time Laurier faculty announces strike deadline The union representing part-time faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University has announced a strike deadline of Nov. 21. CTV News U of G, faculty union reach tentative agreement The University of Guelph and the University of Guelph Faculty Association (UGFA) have reached a tentative agreement […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 11 2022

CBC News New program at Western University seeks to empower London’s future Black leaders Western’s new Black Leadership University Experience (BLUE) facilitates part-time employment at a variety of host organizations funded by the university. CBC News ‘A devastating place to be’: N.S. doctor speaks about racist gaslighting in academic medicine A Nova Scotia doctor is […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 10 2022

CBC News Ontario county’s top doctor sues Queen’s University over ‘malicious’ comments about his pandemic views Dr. Matthew Strauss is the acting medical officer of health for Haldimand-Norfolk. Before that, he was an assistant professor of medicine at Queen’s University. Burnaby Now SFU to get new clean-tech research centre thanks to $2M federal funding A […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 09 2022

CTV News How does Indigenous identity fraud happen? Lack of education, U of S report says An independent report, commissioned by the University of Saskatchewan, looks at how Indigenous identity fraud can happen. CTV News Tentative agreement reached between Dalhousie University, striking teaching staff A tentative agreement has been reached between Dalhousie University and striking […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 08 2022

Times Higher Education Canada seeks to block universities from filing for bankruptcy A proposal moving through the federal Senate would bar public universities from creditor protection. CBC News Presidents of 2 Manitoba universities wary of funding higher education using certain outcomes Manitoba’s plans to change the way it finances universities and colleges is facing opposition […]