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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 22 2019

Mississauga.com Mississauga-Malton re-elects Liberal incumbent Navdeep Bains Under his last term, Bains was a cabinet member as Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development. His near landslide victory reminds him that Mississauga-Malton voters were satisfied with his tenure. tbnewswatch.com Liberal Hajdu wins in landslide in TB-Superior North With 202 of 203 polls reporting, the former […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 21 2019

CBC From student debt to Indigenous reconciliation, here’s what is driving young first-time voters to the polls “This is the time, being a first-time voter, to express what I believe is best for Canada going forward,” says Sebastian Farkas, a student at Acadia University. Toronto Star ‘Your social life kind of plummets’: A university student […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 18 2019

Maclean’s Why climate change means Indonesian students are coming to Canada The country needs actuaries to advise on the financial risks of catastrophic events. But its universities lack programs. Edmonton Journal Universities and colleges preparing for 10 per cent cut next year, internal email says Alberta post-secondary institutions are anticipating three consecutive years of cuts […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 17 2019

CBC U of O faculty backs students demanding action on racism More than 100 professors and librarians at the University of Ottawa are urging school officials to listen to student demands to take tougher action against racism on campus. Global News University of Alberta’s school of witchcraft and wizardry makes science fun for all The […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 16 2019

Nature Canadian election leaves scientists hanging — no matter who wins With the exception of climate change — one of the top issues for voters in recent polls — science has been largely absent from the election campaign. CBC From MUN to Clarenville with love, new music program meets rural need School of Music pilot […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 15 2019

Prince George Daily News UNBC co-hosts reconciliation forum Higher education and Indigenous leaders took action towards reconciliation and creating meaningful institutional change at the fifth annual Building Reconciliation Forum held October 8 to 10 at Algoma University – the only university in Canada located on the site of a former residential school. Sault Star ‘Valuable’ […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | October 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 | September 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 | September 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 | September 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 | September 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 | September 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 […]