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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 11 2019

Toronto Star Reacting to campus suicide will not prevent it Last March, I woke up to devastating news — one of my peers had died by suicide at the University of Toronto’s Bahen Centre. It was the second suicide in that building within the year. CBC ‘It’s like whack-a-mole’: How cities are grappling with unsafe […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | OCT 10 2019

Soo Today National forum looks at building reconciliation through education Algoma University campus plays host to 5th annual National Building Reconciliation Forum. CBC News UNB law students call for Ludlow Hall name change because of slavery link Building was named for Loyalist with connections to slavery, residential schools. Soo Today New scholarship named after Rose […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | OCT 09 2019

The Sault Star “Momentum going” for reconciliation “We want [reconciliation] to continue to be a priority in our universities in Canada,” said Algoma University president Asima Vezina. CTV News Video: National Building Reconciliation Forum at Algoma University Twenty-two university presidents and several representatives from the sector are attending the National Building Reconciliation Forum in Sault […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 08 2019

Global News ‘One size doesn’t fit all’: Canadian campuses desperately need better mental health services When Ellie needed help from a university campus counsellor, she got up extra early so she could get to the office when it opened at 8:30 a.m. TVO – The Agenda Evaluating Performance-Based Funding The Ontario government, in its 2019 […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 07 2019

Huffington Post Student Housing In Canada Is Being Ignored, And It Might Be Why You Can’t Afford Rent There are more than 400,000 international students in Canada, and no one is building housing for them. Globe and Mail In Cape Breton, a dramatic rise in international students has transformed a school and a community Hundreds […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 04 2019

Maclean’s Maclean’s University Guide 2020 Here’s everything you need to know to choose the right school. University World News Student group with links to Beijing banned from McMaster A student union at Canada’s McMaster University has revoked permission for a Chinese student group to operate on campus over alleged links to the Beijing government. Toronto […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 03 2019

CBC U of A president says tuition hikes, program cuts ahead after UCP budget The president of the University of Alberta predicted Wednesday that cuts are coming and that he expects tuition to go up under the province’s United Conservative Party government. Globe and Mail Fraternities at UBC indefinitely suspend social functions after allegation of […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 02 2019

Financial Post Student housing in Canada: Soaring demand but supply lags ‘far behind,’ says report Canada is 10 to 15 years behind the pace of the United States and United Kingdom when it comes to developing off-campus rental housing for the country’s growing student population, the Real Estate Investment Network revealed in a new report. […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 01 2019

Star Phoenix Federal candidates pitch platforms to students The university students’ union president says he wants students to learn as much as they can ahead of the Oct. 21 election. Global News Doug Ford’s office battles with Justin Trudeau over education policy Ontario Premier Doug Ford‘s office responded Monday to claims made by Liberal leader […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 30 2019

Toronto Star International education in Canada is booming — but the system is flawed. Here’s how to fix it Make more classroom supports available. Provide better information on employment rights. And begin regulating education recruiters. Global News University of Alberta VP resigns following controversial climate change billboard The vice-president of university relations at the University […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 27 2019

CTV News ‘We need to push them to do more’: Winnipeg students to take part in global climate strike Friday Students from schools and universities in Winnipeg are planning to take part Friday in a global climate strike. Niagara Falls Review Brock, college support students joining Climate Strike rally Brock University and Niagara College are […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 26 2019

Global News Minister says action coming on MacKinnon report on Alberta’s post-secondary system Alberta’s advanced education minister says he hopes to soon announce action on a report that characterizes the province’s post-secondary network as rudderless and rife with duplication. Toronto Star In wake of campus suicides, U of T students push for easier access to […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 25 2019

CBC Cornwall puts in pitch to host francophone university Cornwall, Ont., is putting in a pitch to become home to Ontario’s newest francophone university — despite every indication the facility is heading to Toronto. Toronto Star ‘I’ve given up everything.’ Explosive growth in international students comes at a steep cost Hyungee Bae is putting it […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 24 2019

CBC From wanting to blend in to standing out: Indigenous scholar at UWindsor’s presence is making a difference Onawa LaBelle has always wondered where she fit in — and when she was younger she just wanted to blend in. Global News The isolated journey to post-secondary education Students like Julianna felt the process of doing […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 23 2019

Ottawa Citizen Poll suggests Canadian trust in science falling, scientists thought ‘elitist’ A survey suggests that the trust Canadians place in science may be eroding. CBC – Quirks & Quarks Glass obstacle course: Why so few women hold top STEM spots Female scientists encounter informal and formal barriers at every turn in their careers. The […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 20 2019

Toronto Star Adam Brown: Millennials can kill the stereotype that young people don’t vote Democracy works best when everyone participates, which is why the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations (CASA) has launched a national, non-partisan Get Out The Vote campaign in partnership with 36 student associations across the country. North Bay Nugget Full-time Nipissing academic […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 19 2019

CBC ‘We need universities to get political now’: Students slam UBC’s plan to stay open during climate strikes The University of British Columbia’s president says its Vancouver campus will remain open when thousands of students across Metro Vancouver are expected to join global climate strike rallies later this month. National Post Some Canadian schools, colleges […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 18 2019

CBC CSDM, Concordia, Dawson cancelling classes for Sept. 27 climate protest Several Montreal academic institutions say classes to be cancelled so students can attend climate march. The Province UBC supports students and staff in global climate strike UBC president Santa J. Ono says the university will remain open, but that some classes may be cancelled […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 17 2019

CTV News Canadian professor named UN Champion of the Earth A Canadian climate scientist has been honoured with the UN’s flagship environmental award in science and innovation. Times Higher Education Sciences in doubt as Ontario gets French-speaking campus Long-awaited francophone university in largest Canadian province to emphasise humanities. CBC ‘Part of a bigger plan’: Indigenous […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | SEP 16 2019

Brampton Guardian Tory poster not a jab at profs: Scheer The federal Conservatives say a university campus recruitment flyer bemoaning “left-wing” professors is just meant to be a funny way to grab the attention of right-leaning students. The PIE News Canada immigration rejects three out of four African student applications In the first five months […]