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By ANQI SHEN | August 15 2017

Ottawa Citizen Ottawa writer’s ‘fairy-tale mashup’ wins prestigious Hugo Award for science-fiction Amal El-Mohtar, who has taught creative writing at both Carleton and the University of Ottawa, has returned home a conquering hero after winning a prestigious Hugo Award. Toronto Star Editorial: Prevent mental-health care crises on campus As young people leave home to head […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 14 2017

CBC The push for international students to make Nova Scotia their home The non-profit organization EduNova is working to address decline in population and gaps in the workforce in Nova Scotia. CBC Researchers close in on drugs for severe head injury, ALS The research will be presented as part of Western University’s See the Line […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 11 2017

Daily Hive Calgary Report: How much Canadians earn according to their university major Job search website Indeed looked over some 4 million resumes to find out some of the most popular majors in Canada and how much individuals earn with certain degrees. CBC What does real reconciliation look like? University of Winnipeg students have some […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 10 2017

CBC Wab Kinew pledges free tuition for kids aging out of care system The Manitoba NDP leadership hopeful says systemic barriers prevent many from attending university. Ottawa Citizen Sexual assault trial involving two former U of O hockey players delayed again The trial’s new date is set for February 2018. CBC Two Fredericton universities establish […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 09 2017

CTV McGill study finds small group of owners account for majority of Airbnb revenues New research suggests a small number of large commercial property owners are eating up the local supply of housing in Canada’s three largest cities. Globe and Mail Five things undergrads can do now to prepare to enter the job market Canadian […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 08 2017

Toronto Star Should police always be called when a student reports a sex assault to a university or college? Advocates say the guidelines for sexual assault policies at Ontario’s colleges and universities fall short, while critics insist it’s a job better left to the police. Globe and Mail Montreal professor renews legal effort to block […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 04 2017

Kamloops This Week TRU students add voice to Trinity Western law school debate A group of Thompson Rivers University law students is part of a coalition granted intervenor status at a Supreme Court hearing that pits religious freedoms against sexual identity. CTV More funds for CBU in wake of disclosure of money for Acadia Cape […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 03 2017

CBC Dal Student Union opening centre for sex assault survivors, relaunching helpline Each student at the university will contribute $2.50 to the centre, which will run a 24/7 helpline. CBC ‘Blazing the trail’: University of Calgary research could lead to cures for autoimmune diseases New advances in ‘nanomedicine’ may one day help people suffering from […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 02 2017

Global News York University to appeal federal court ruling on copyright fees One of Canada’s largest universities says it will appeal a Federal Court ruling that found it was circumventing copyright fees in reproducing materials being handed out to students. CBC ‘It’s a very white bench’: Judges to mentor black and Indigenous lawyers Of the […]

By ANQI SHEN | August 01 2017

Maclean’s Opinion: Why male bias in the lab is bad science To answer our biological questions, we must incorporate both male and female subjects, Thomas Merritt writes. CBC Q&A: Professors lock horns over Grant Devine’s appointment to U of S board of governors The former Saskatchewan Premier, U of S graduate and professor was named […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 31 2017

Toronto Star The building that raised Toronto’s imagination Controversial in its time, Will Alsop’s playful OCAD University building helped the city grow up and kicked off its architectural boom. Globe and Mail Long-awaited High Arctic Research Station nearly complete: group A decade after it was first promised, Canada’s new High Arctic Research Station is nearly […]

By NATALIE SAMSON | July 28 2017

CBC $10.5M bailout for Acadia helps avoid ‘more difficult decisions’ Wolfville-based university received operating increase and loan forgiveness. Montreal Gazette Opinion: Canada 150 Research Chairs program misguided The $117.6-million initiative by the government of Canada is a good investment – but only for foreign-trained and Canadian expatriates. Globe and Mail Thirty Meter Telescope project gets […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 27 2017

CBC ‘Monumental task’: National effort launched to tackle mental health of public safety workers A new research group launched in St. John’s Tuesday to work on a national strategy to support the mental health of the country’s frontline workers. CBC U.S. Coast Guard testing new icebreaker designs at St. John’s research facility Current testing is […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 26 2017

CBC Indigenous students learn about biofuels, traditional medicines at science camp in Saskatchewan First Nations University of Canada played host to 40 youth from across Canada. Cape Breton Post Research grant at Cape Breton University will assist probe into method of traditional healing Research into the traditional Mi’kmaq practice of using birch bark oil in […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 25 2017

Global News St. Thomas University students take home top prize in international law competition Two students from St. Thomas University have won the “Olympic Games of Human Rights” at an international law competition in Switzerland. CBC Digging up the past: U of C professor excavating human remains from ancient Mayan city Researchers are studying remains […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 24 2017

Edmonton Journal Athabasca University faculty wins cost-of-living increase, keep professional development allowances The ruling handed down last month was welcome news for staff facing uncertain times following the release of a third-party review into the future operations of the university. CBC Contract faculty want labour reform Bill 148 to end perpetual contract status On Thursday, […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 21 2017

CBC Saskatchewan schools form coalition representing 60,000 postsecondary students One of the main goals is to address provincial budget cuts to post-secondary institutions and the elimination of personal tax credits for tuition. CTV Judge throws out conviction of man found guilty in sex assault of York U student An appeal judge has ordered a new […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 20 2017

CBC NSCAD overcomes ‘bad publicity’ to focus on future The university is moving forward three years after widely publicized money troubles and declining enrolment. PIE News Innovation in MBA delivery ‘top challenge’ business school leaders say Catering to a new generation of students and coming up with innovative delivery methods is the biggest challenge facing […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 19 2017

Globe and Mail Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani was the only woman to win a prestigious Fields Medal The Iranian mathematician, who was one of four Fields winners in 2014 at the International Congress of Mathematicians in South Korea, died Saturday. She was 40. Globe and Mail Made in Canada: How to attract and retain top talent […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 18 2017

Metro New rules meant to make student grants more predictable Canadian students heading to universities and colleges this fall can expect a more nuanced grant system that won’t come with harsh income cut-offs. Policy Options Canada could benefit from Trump challenges In order to keep the best and brightest in Canada, some kind of work […]