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Universities order students in residences to leave, some stay back amid coronavirus crisis
The University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University ordered students in residence to leave as soon as possible to help slow the spread of COVID-19 on university campuses.
University of Waterloo warns students and staff of COVID-19 phishing scam
Fake email addressed parents and guardians with an update from the Public Health Agency of Canada
University of Calgary member tests positive for coronavirus
A member of the University of Calgary community has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the school announced Monday night.
MUN students, faculty facing challenges in preparing for online courses, leaving residences
Biggest difficulty is courses are designed for face-to-face instruction, says political science prof
London student task force delivers groceries to those in self-isolation during coronavirus outbreak
A group of Western University students has launched a delivery task force in an effort to help those in self-isolation amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Peterborough’s first confirmed case of coronavirus at Trent University: president
The first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the Peterborough area has been associated with Trent University’s campus in Peterborough, according to its top member.
‘Where am I going to go?’ McMaster students scramble as COVID-19 concerns shut down residence
The school told students Tuesday morning they must move out by 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 21
CTV News – Kitchener
University students told to move out of residence as soon as possible
Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo and University of Guelph are asking students who live in school-operated residences to move as soon as possible.
uOttawa student found dead in on-campus residence, university president says
University of Ottawa president Jacques Frémont has appealed to troubled students to reach out to friends and professionals for emotional support after another sudden death on campus.
Shift to online learning due to COVID-19 requires rethink of teaching: experts
As Canadian universities begin an unprecedented shift toward online classes, Nicole Mensour is experiencing the challenges the sudden plunge into digital learning creates for students.
Queen’s asks students who can to go home, convocation likely cancelled
It appears that there will be no normal convocation ceremonies at Queen’s University this year unless the COVID-19 situation drastically improves in the next couple of months.
Canada’s workforce having to adjust to working from home
As public community spaces, restaurants and bars temporarily shut their doors amid warnings from health officials trying to slow the spread of COVID-19, many Canadian workplaces are telling their employees to do their job from home.