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.
Demand soars for student food banks in Halifax
Both Mount Saint Vincent and Dalhousie universities are reporting more students are looking for help amid high grocery prices.
Universities in Ottawa won’t mandate masks on campus
Universities in Ottawa won’t mandate masks, which some other universities have done in the province, choosing instead to strongly recommend their use indoors and urging students and staff to follow the guidelines from Ottawa Public Health.
Thorneloe fights for right to claim $9.8M from Laurentian University
Thorneloe University is heading to court Nov. 18 to appeal a decision denying its $9.8 million claim against Laurentian University.
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Province takes step back from proposed postsecondary funding formula
The provincial government is pausing plans to roll out a controversial new funding formula for universities and colleges that would require metrics — for instance, specific graduation rates and other achievement benchmarks — be met in exchange for dollars.