Top court to examine payment for classroom use of copyrighted works
The Supreme Court of Canada will delve into the issue of fair payment for the use of copyrighted works in the classroom.
Western students alerted about security breach at exam monitor Proctortrack
A security breach of Proctortrack, the software Western University uses to monitor student exams remotely, is adding new fuel to a debate raging on campus over privacy concerns about the program.
15 cases now linked to COVID-19 outbreak at Wilfrid Laurier University
The COVID-19 outbreak at Wilfrid Laurier University has continued to grow since it was first announced Tuesday.
Five uOttawa Gee-Gees football players test positive for COVID-19
The University of Ottawa has suspended the Gee-Gees football team training program after five players tested positive for COVID-19.
Kingston police promise large presence to monitor Queen’s homecoming activities during COVID-19 pandemic
Kingston police warn major fines and possible disciplinary measures could be on the table for students caught partying during Queen’s University’s annual Homecoming weekend.
Coronavirus: U Sports cancels remaining national championships in 2021 because of pandemic
No national championships in Canadian university sport will happen this season.
Quebec’s student sports federation hits pause on university sports due to COVID-19 crisis
Quebec’s student sports federation is suspending all sports programs in universities until at least next year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical research from University of Calgary to treat COVID-19 patients in human trials
Researchers from the University of Calgary have helped develop a new drug that can block inflammation in the lungs, liver and kidneys and could help patients with COVID-19.
McMaster reports sixth COVID-19 case, third for October
Hamilton’s McMaster University confirmed its third positive COVID-19 case in October tied to a student employee.
PQ leader attacks funding of anglo schools, defends his McGill studies
The new leader of the Parti Québécois on Thursday criticized the Legault government’s decision to provide additional funding to anglophone post-secondary institutions in Montreal, arguing that too little is being done to defend the French language.
University of Lethbridge researchers working on ‘promising’ treatment for Alzheimer’s
A post-secondary collaboration is hoping to bring about significant change for Alzheimer’s patients.
The PIE News
Canada: Remote Study Health Program launched
Specialists in global support services for students, Student VIP International, has introduced the Remote Study Health Program for postsecondary institutions in Canada which allows international students to access 24/7 multilingual counselling while remaining physically-abroad.
The Toronto Star
University teachers’ association calls for rare censure of U of T administration over law faculty hiring scandal
In a drastic escalation of the controversy surrounding a hiring decision at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, Canada’s largest academic federation is recommending a censure of the university administration unless it rectifies the situation.
The Toronto Star
Lobbying universities over their hiring decisions is shameful and unethical
Over the last several weeks, newspapers across Canada have researched and chronicled a breach of collegial governance concerning a hiring committee at the University of Toronto Law School.
A Montreal professor’s parallel academic career highlights debate on China’s science-talent recruiting
As an expert in the science of telecommunications, Ke Wu has built a stellar career in Canada.
University of Waterloo student’s hijab business addresses lack of Muslim representation in fashion
When Tamania Majeed first started wearing a hijab at 8 years old, she remembers alternating between the same two headscarves because it was hard to find any that she liked.
Bat house project challenges UPEI first-year engineering students
High up the ladder, first-year engineering student Rosaline Antoun puts the final adjustments on her team’s bat house to allow the sensors to be installed properly.