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Canada tells most international students not to come until travel ban is lifted
International students have been told not to make travel plans to Canada until after Ottawa’s border restrictions are lifted.
New joint pension plan for Ontario universities taps OTPP veteran as first CEO
The construction of a large pension plan for universities across Ontario — with the potential to manage $25 billion — took a step forward Tuesday with the appointment of seasoned pension executive Barbara Zvan as chief executive.
Friends of NSCAD mean business at Tuesday’s Online Day of Action
The Friends of NSCAD group is protesting online today to request that the NSCAD board of governors be fired—and that recently deposed Aoife Mac Namara be reinstated as the president of the institution.
UVic receives more than $29M for ocean research
The University of Victoria (UVic) is receiving more than $29 million in federal funding to help research marine life and the ocean.
Concordia University invigilators call for inquiry into ‘illegal’ union practices
A group of Concordia University invigilators is calling on the province to launch an inquiry into what it claims to be illegal activity in their union’s practices.
International students misinformed about pandemic-related change to work rules
Some businesses and schools operating in Quebec gave incorrect advice to international students about how many hours they are allowed to work after the federal government temporarily changed the rules.
Opinion: Out-of-province students, please stay home
Montreal’s universities, fonts of energy and activism, are welcoming back students for the fall term, which will primarily consist of online classes.
Family of UBC grad imprisoned in Saudi Arabia fears for her safety amid sudden silence
The family and friends of a University of British Columbia graduate imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for defying a ban on women driving say she hasn’t been in contact with them in nearly two months.
Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology working to spray away COVID
What if you could spray away COVID-19?
uOttawa team examines effects of oral contraceptives on brain development
Women who start using oral contraceptives during puberty or adolescence may not respond to stress as well as their counterparts who begin using birth-control pills as adults, or not at all, according to research done by the University of Ottawa.