B.C.’s vaccination rules for postsecondary students in residence extended
A public health order setting out vaccination rules for B.C. post-secondary students living in residence has been extended past the end of the semester.
‘It achieved its aim’: University of Alberta drops vaccine requirement
Students and staff will no longer need proof-of-vaccination to attend the campuses of Alberta’s two largest universities.
MRU drops vaccination requirement for on-campus learning
Mount Royal University is joining other post-secondary institutions in Calgary in dropping vaccination policies.
U of A negotiations with academic staff at stalemate, strike possible
Although students at the University of Alberta are set to return to in-person classes at the end of the month, a stalemate between administration and academic staff could shut down classes altogether.
Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Que., adopts online platform for reporting sexual violence
Student leaders hope move will prompt more survivors to come forward.
Black scientists, community leaders want Black youth ‘to see possibility’ in STEM
More data, recognition of disparity, early and ongoing support needed, experts say.
Acadia University hopes to reach contract with faculty to get students back in class
Classes and labs remain cancelled at Acadia University in Wolfville with the faculty strike in its third week, and patience is starting to wear thin.
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Opinion: Once a promising leader, Canada’s artificial-intelligence strategy is now a fragmented laggard
For a little while, Canada’s message was clear: AI represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to create broad-based economic prosperity for Canadians by harnessing innovative new technology, and the country was prepared to seize that opportunity. In 2022, however, it’s become clear that we are failing to follow through on our stated goals.