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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 21 2022

CBC News Unsatisfying answers from Laurentian senate meeting, says professor Meeting focused on the auditor general’s ‘Preliminary Perspective on Laurentian University.’ CTV News Art gallery assets must be protected from LU insolvency, art council says As first reported by CTV Northern Ontario, the Art Gallery of Sudbury learned recently its assets are in danger because […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 20 2022

CBC News Why universities are failing to prepare students for the job market Universities in the 21st century face a host of challenges, from slashed budgets to overworked contract faculty. And in a competitive economy, some students are questioning if a university degree is still worth the time and money. CTV News Montreal university receives […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 19 2022

Global News Federal government gives additional $750 million for Canadian superclusters Overall, the five clusters have a goal of creating 50 thousand jobs and generating $50 billion in GSP by 2028. CTV News Changes needed to prevent another Laurentian fiasco, auditor says More oversight and a commitment to transparency would go a long way toward […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 14 2022

Global News Laurentian University could have avoided creditor protection, Ontario auditor says A report today from Bonnie Lysyk says Laurentian University could have done more to seek financial help from the government. CBC News Minister pushes back against Athabasca University president’s defence of virtual campus Alberta Advanced Education Minister Demetrios Nicolaides says Athabasca University must […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 12 2022

CTV News ‘Missed opportunity’: Budget 2022 gets lukewarm reviews from student groups While student groups are welcoming some of the broader budget elements related to life affordability, such as housing and dental care, they say they’re disappointed in the lack of measures related to post-secondary education affordability, workforce entry and mental health. The Toronto Star […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | APR 11 2022

CTV News UQAM lecturers’ strike suspended amid settlement proposal A strike by lecturers at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) that was scheduled to begin Monday has been suspended. Sudbury Star Groups still hope to stop Laurentian’s restructuring process University still struggling to balance its books. Toronto Star Former Ontario cabinet minister named U […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | APR 08 2022

Globe and Mail Postsecondary students grapple with increased tuitions as a result of provincial funding cuts to education Student groups in Alberta are objecting to another year of hefty tuition increases after the United Conservative Party’s recent budget continued the government’s push to cut funding for postsecondary institutions. CTV News N.B. government, UNB expand nursing […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | APR 07 2022

Globe and Mail Canada’s 2022 federal budget will be released today. Here’s a preview of what Canadians can likely expect Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland will unveil the 2022 federal budget on April 7, making it the first budget announcement since the 2021 federal election. Globe and Mail Quebec bill on academic freedom says no words […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 06 2022

CBC News Oversight needed to prevent exploitation of international students The path to an education in Canada for international students from India can be riddled with roadblocks — from education agents resorting to shady tactics to questionable recruiting practices at private colleges. Times Higher Education Canada ‘reaping benefit of Brexit’ on student flows Data on […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 05 2022

The National Post Superclusters seek $1.5 billion renewal, but government advisors recommend program prioritize domestic firms, IP Policy experts have previously warned the program’s lofty economic goals may not be achievable. The Globe and Mail 2022 Gairdner Award winners celebrated for breakthroughs related to vaccines, blood and evidence-based medicines Each year, the Toronto-based Gairdner Foundation […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 04 2022

CTV News Canada’s first independent medical university begins operation April 1 is the official start for the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) as Canada’s first independent medical university, with two campuses in the region. The Toronto Star Around the world — to study in a basement: How a pandemic derailed Canada’s international students For […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | APR 01 2022

CTV News Laurentian neglected obligations under French Language Services Act, says language commissioner A new report says Laurentian University, the Ministry of Francophone Affairs and the Ministry of Colleges and Universities neglected their obligations under the law when French language programs were cut. The Peterborough Examiner Trent University increasing tuition costs for out-of-province and international […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 31 2022

Global News Concern Nova Scotia budget doesn’t have enough to help struggling students The cost of living and attending post-secondary in Nova Scotia are continuing to climb and advocates are concerned about the lack of upfront financial support in the new provincial budget. The Globe and Mail Support for the international research community is crucial, […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 30 2022

The Conversation How MBA programs can remove disability-related barriers Removing employment barriers for people with disabilities requires a multifaceted approach, but it starts with equitable access to education. CBC News U of T and Ryerson University plan to end masking, vaccination mandates May 1 Move coincides with start of spring semester, but subject to change […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 29 2022

CTV News N.S. announces $105 million to improve infrastructure, enhance health care, training at rural universities The province says the money will allow St. Francis Xavier University, Acadia University, Université Sainte-Anne and Cape Breton University to address a “significant backlog” of infrastructure upgrades and improvements. CTV News International students to be trained as Sask. ‘ambassadors’ […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 28 2022

Global News Ukrainian students in Canada struggle with financial strain of war Ukrainian students in Canada say they’ve been worrying about being able to afford living here as their families at home are displaced and lose access to their earnings. Global News Nova Scotia international students struggling with work limits and rising living costs Many […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 25 2022

The Pie News Canada top choice destination for one in four prospective students The US is placed second spot, with 20% of students indicating it is their preferred destination, and the UK and Australia are in joint third place, with 19%, respectively, CBC News Dalhousie Medical School aims to increase Indigenous student admissions University’s academic […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 24 2022

CBC News Ontario extends college, university tuition freeze to 2022-2023 Colleges and Universities Minister Jill Dunlop said the Progressive Conservative government wants to reduce financial barriers and financial strain on families. Ottawa Citizen Ottawa post-secondary students appreciate tuition freeze, but fear international learners will have to account for it “International students … have said in […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 23 2022

CTV News $245K in mental health funding slated to support Sask. post-secondary students The Government of Saskatchewan announced it is providing $245,000 to support student mental health and wellbeing during the 2021-22 school year. Global News Some Montreal universities will continue to require masks after province lifts mandate It felt a lot like 2012 in […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAR 22 2022

CTV News Manitoba’s 2 largest universities plan to lift vaccine requirements this spring U of W also lifting mask requirement, while U of M still mandates their use. CTV News Some Montreal universities will continue to require masks after province lifts mandate Although the Quebec government plans to remove mask mandates by April, some Montreal […]