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By ANQI SHEN | July 13 2018

StarMetro Calgary University of Calgary vet looks for new ways to test fitness of chuckwagon horses A University of Calgary veterinarian wants to use a test for liver failure in humans as a way to check chuckwagon horses’ athletic abilities. Brandon Sun Ontario throne speech highlights key Doug Ford campaign pledges The speech made no […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 12 2018

CBC Student slashed in dorm-room knife attack sues UBC for negligence Mary Hare claims the university should have been aware of the risk of forced entry into students’ rooms. CBC Maluuba co-founder gives back to the University of Waterloo with $500,000 donation Sam Pasupalak donated $500,000 to his alma mater to support an artificial intelligence […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 11 2018

CBC Nova Scotia adds 10 residency spaces for medical students Nova Scotia has its sights set on the growing pool of unmatched medical students in Canada as the province is finally moving forward on a plan to increase residency spaces. Toronto Star ‘Dumb luck’ discovery could unlock treatment for Zika virus, Alberta researchers say Researchers […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 10 2018

CBC U of M graduate seeks answers on law school bursary exclusion Marc-André Desjardins, a University of Moncton law graduate, says he’s sought answers from the province about why its bursary program for students from low-income families excludes medical and law students. Vancouver Sun ‘A key player in Indigenous cultural genocide:’ Historians erase Sir John […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 09 2018

Global News Western University study says math is the answer to ‘hallway medicine’ The study proposes a method that tracks how patients are doing based on their current condition, which will allow them to collect “priority points” while they wait. CTV Ryerson University student arrested for protesting demolition of Palestinian village A Toronto university student […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 06 2018

CBC UBC scientists say E. coli bacteria could be the future of solar power University of British Columbia scientists say they’ve found a cheap, sustainable way to build a solar cell using E. coli bacteria that convert light to energy. Global News Questions left unanswered after local food vendor’s contract at U of A unexpectedly […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 05 2018

Globe and Mail PCs dismiss Ontario’s chief scientist amid broad effort to undo Liberals’ legacy An award-winning professor at the University of Toronto, Molly Shoichet was appointed as Ontario’s first, and, to this point, only, chief scientist last November. Toronto Star Post-secondary executives among highest paid in Alberta’s public sector as student unions seek predictable […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 04 2018

Cape Breton Post Cape Breton University looks ahead to 2024 When Cape Breton University unveils its strategic plan later this fall, don’t be surprised if the document meant to chart the university’s course for the next five years seems a bit brief. CBC U of R opening dedicated residence for LGBTQ students and allies The […]

By ANQI SHEN | July 03 2018

Globe and Mail Complainant urges Steven Galloway to grant access to unredacted probe report The main complainant in the Steven Galloway case is calling on Mr. Galloway to let UBC give her the information – and for legislative changes. Winnipeg Free Press NRC facility to offer collaborative opportunities The National Research Council is investing $60 […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 29 2018

Montreal Gazette Montreal Cancer Consortium created to develop new strategies Seven hospitals and research centres will compare notes, scientific research and patient samples to develop new cancer strategies in the field of immunotherapy. Globe and Mail Superior Court judge censures Quebec’s face-cover law Bill 62 Under the government’s proposal, women would have to apply for […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 28 2018

Globe and Mail Canadian arts figures dish out some wisdom for new graduates Here are excerpts from speeches by some of the Canadian arts figures that were honoured this spring. Globe and Mail University of Toronto approves criticized student leave of absence policy The University of Toronto has decided to implement a policy that could […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 27 2018

CBC New Emily Carr University president says she’s aligned with school’s ‘creative energy’ Gillian Siddall will replace long-time president Ron Burnett on Sept. 1. CBC Concordia University task force proposes mandatory sexual violence prevention training for all Students don’t know how to complain and aren’t aware of the university’s limitations set by privacy laws, a […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 26 2018

Globe and Mail This year may be Science Minister Kirsty Duncan’s most challenging Now 2½ years into the job, Ms. Duncan has become chief standard bearer for the Trudeau government’s efforts to be seen as supportive of research and evidence-based policy making. Globe and Mail Ontario’s postsecondary institutions watch and wait as Ford government settles […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 25 2018

National Post Indigenous professor resigns from Saint Mary’s University over lack of Aboriginal faculty, curriculum Sandra Muse Isaacs says she’s quitting her job over the lack of progress on the recommendations in a report by a task force on Aboriginal students. CBC Free speech on campus: Where should universities draw the line? Wilfrid Laurier University […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 22 2018

Toronto Star 300 academics sign letter urging Trudeau to condemn Israel’s use of force against Gazans Two Liberal MPs — Robert-Falcon Ouellette and Marwan Tabbara — hand-delivered the letter to Trudeau on Wednesday. Globe and Mail Business education reaches into disadvantaged communities both near and afar As MBA students at the University of British Columbia’s […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 21 2018

StarMetro Vancouver B.C.’s association of student unions calls it quits with Canadian Federation of Students Canada’s largest student lobby organization, whose stated purpose is to unite university students from coast to coast, just expelled its West Coast members. Ottawa Citizen Jordan Peterson launches defamation suit against Wilfrid Laurier University U of T professor Jordan Peterson […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 20 2018

Globe and Mail York University’s distance-education program breaks barriers for refugees Equipped with new skills – including fluent English − the students are also less dependent on foreign aid and can take jobs inside and outside Dadaab. Globe and Mail University of Guelph giving raises to full-time female faculty after salary review The university will […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 19 2018

National Post Waterloo ‘ideas lab’ startup lures president away from Dalhousie University Richard Florizone will be leading the new Quantum Valley Ideas Lab, a non-profit focused on quantum devices and their applications. Globe and Mail After Galloway: We must value a woman’s pain above a man’s reputation “We are a society that focuses on the […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 18 2018

CBC York students not optimistic strike will end soon despite union accepting university’s offer Some striking contract workers will return to work on Monday, but other teaching and graduate assistants will remain on the picket line, according to CUPE 3903 Unit 2. Globe and Mail Law societies can deny accreditation to Trinity Western University’s law school graduates: […]

By ANQI SHEN | June 15 2018

CBC LGBT rights vs. religious freedom: top court ruling on Trinity Western case today The judgment effectively could determine whether Trinity Western University (TWU) — a private, evangelical Christian post-secondary institution — can operate a law school at its Langley, B.C. campus. CTV York U. contract faculty ordered to re-vote on offer due to “discrepancies” […]