University of Alberta team ready to begin Phase 1 of COVID-19 vaccine testing
Oncologist John Lewis and his team with Entos Pharmaceuticals at the University of Alberta have been working overtime to develop one of Canada’s leading vaccine candidates.
The London Free Press
100 students may face sanctions after Western University dorm parties
While Londoners were focusing their attention on possible Fake Homecoming parties on Broughdale Avenue Saturday, it was students living in Western University’s residences who appeared to be causing the most havoc.
U of M students to continue remote learning in winter term, president says
Students enrolled at the University of Manitoba will continue learning remotely, for the most part, in the winter term, university president Michael Benarroch announced on the school’s website.
Winter semesters at Concordia, Université de Montreal will take place online
With COVID-19 cases surging across Quebec, some Montreal universities have decided to stick with online classes for the winter term.
3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Kingston region Monday, 15 cases now active
KFL&A Public Health is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 Monday, bringing the region’s active cases up to 15.
North Delta Reporter
ZYTARUK: Mandatory fees make it hard on post-secondary students
Students are forced to pay a scandalous heap of fees on top of their tuition.
The PIE News
U of Windsor adds C$700,000 for student support
The University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada, has announced an additional investment of C$700,000 to relieve financial strains its international students are experiencing as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Measuring levels of virus causing COVID-19 in wastewater could help U of G researchers detect second wave
Researchers at the University of Guelph have received $50,000 in federal funding to study how increasing levels of the virus that causes COVID-19 in wastewater could help detect a second wave.
The Hamilton Spectator
We need to keep innovating digital education until we get it right
It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed the way we live our lives.
How post-secondary students can stay on track financially during COVID-19
Consumer advocate Kelley Keehn joins Global News Morning Calgary via Skype to discuss how post-secondary students who want to stay on track with money can prepare for the future even during the pandemic.
Pay gap between male and female professors continues to plague Canadian universities
At the University of Alberta, the average salary of a female faculty member is almost $19,000 less than her male counterpart. At the University of Calgary, that gap grows to more than $23,000.
Opinion: Time to press delete button on performance-based funding for universities
Both Alberta and Ontario have rightly pressed pause on implementing performance-based funding for their universities.
The Toronto Star
How U of T’s hiring process became an international controversy
The University of Toronto’s law school has been accused of blocking the hiring of an international candidate, Valentina Azarova, as Director of the prestigious International Human Rights Program, allegedly following pressure by a sitting judge.