Sask. launches support network targeted at post-secondary students’ health and wellbeing
The provincial government launched Healthy Campus Saskatchewan on Monday, a partnership with post-secondary institutions in the province to support students’ health and wellbeing.
Students temporarily evicted from a McGill University residence
“They were told they couldn’t come back to the residence for the next seven days and that they couldn’t go to any McGill properties. That includes the cafeteria, for example, and the library.”
44 students living in McGill residences test positive for COVID-19
Dozens of McGill students living in the university’s residences have tested positive for COVID-19.
Mobile COVID-19 testing unit to be at Dalhousie University this week
Nova Scotia Health says a mobile COVID-19 testing unit will be set up at Dalhousie University in Halifax for two days this week.
More U of Guelph students testing positive for COVID-19
The University of Guelph’s COVID-19 case count continues to rise after students living in residence held parties earlier this month.
Instruction to Remain Largely Online as MUN Staff Return Next Week
This time next week, Memorial University will be fully-staffed although the instructional component remains largely virtual. It’s not yet known when students and faculty members will be back on campus.
Western faculty union calls for chancellor’s resignation
The union representing faculty members at Western University says Chancellor Linda Hasenfratz’s apology for travelling outside of Canada in December is ‘not good enough.’
Virtual game by University of Waterloo to highlight climate crisis to students
A new virtual simulation game created by the University of Waterloo is helping students tackle the complex issue of climate change while having fun.
Prince George Citizen
COVID realities painful for university students
Remote learning and online lectures are the way of the world for university students for as long as it takes until pandemic lockdowns are lifted and that is taking a toll on students.
Work and study hubs opening across P.E.I.
Work and study hubs will be available to P.E.I. residents in 13 communities across the Island.
With millions of scholarship dollars available, COVID-19 doesn’t have to curtail your post-secondary plans
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to bring uncertainty for students across the country — with many considering putting their education on hold as a lack of jobs and job prospects have made it harder for students to fund their schooling.
Dalhousie University looks to update brand for new recruitment campaign
Dalhousie University is seeking a marketing consultant to review and update its branding efforts to help obtain new students.
The Toronto Star
Indigenous knowledge systems often overlooked in academia
Dr. Jeannette Armstrong is the associate professor in Indigenous Studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan (UBCO) campus. Armstrong was one of three speakers discussing systemic racism in science in a conversations on Indigenous knowledge in academia.
The Globe and Mail
Freeland launches consultations on 2021 budget, says it will be ‘most significant one of our lifetimes’
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland launched the government’s consultations on the 2021 budget Monday, while cautioning that promised stimulus support for sectors such as tourism may have to wait until the COVID-19 pandemic is firmly under control.
COMMENTARY: The infrastructures that support a future of artificial intelligence
Through the lens of the responsible innovation in health research program at the Université de Montréal, we critically examine what lies beyond our immediate experiences of AI.
Laurier University’s special constable service under review
The special constable service at Wilfrid Laurier University is under an external review.
U of A student involved in first discovery of baby tyrannosaur fossils
A PhD student from the University of Alberta has helped unearth the first ever baby tyrannosaur fossils.
Laurentian professors, librarians issue ultimatum
Professors and librarians at Laurentian University are calling on the university administration to end what they call its bargaining delays.