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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 23 2021

CBC University students concerned about fall semester Not all Canadian post-secondary institutions are requiring students to be fully vaccinated before returning to campus in the fall, fuelling concerns among some learners. CBC What’s it like entering the workforce during a pandemic? These grads are about to find out Normally right about now, you’d see university […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 22 2021

CTV News Canada’s 1st COVID-19 vaccine lab opens in Montreal The first laboratory in Canada that will produce COVID-19 vaccines is opening on Tuesday in Montreal, CTV News confirmed. CTV News First-year students staying away from Laurentian University following insolvency crisis The number of first-year students attending Laurentian University is expected to drop significantly this […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 21 2021

CBC Manitoba universities, colleges not ready to return to in-person learning, despite vaccine rollout Seven universities and colleges in Manitoba say they will not be returning to full, in-person classes for the fall even if most of the student population gets vaccinated with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine by September, according to a CBC News […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 18 2021

CBC Herd immunity also needed at campuses, infectious diseases expert says If herd immunity is the goal at municipal, provincial, federal and global levels, it should also be the goal in the microcosm of college or university campuses, says Montreal infectious disease specialist Dr. Donald Vinh. The Globe and Mail All Canadian universities must critically […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 17 2021

iPolitics Watchdog to probe French program cuts at Laurentian University Ontario’s government watchdog on Wednesday announced it will investigate cuts to French-language programs at Laurentian University. The Toronto Star From COVID-19 vaccines to in-person classes: How Ontario universities are preparing for September It’s been a year of educational ups and downs for Grade 12 student […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 16 2021

CTV News Ryerson University to require students living in residence to get a COVID-19 vaccine Students living in residence at Ryerson University this fall will be required to get a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. CBC Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Julianne Hazlewood What can students expect when they head off to college or […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 15 2021

Edmonton Journal Campus Saint-Jean worried it could lose out on millions without funds from province Students at the University of Alberta’s Campus Saint-Jean (CSJ) are pushing for the federal government to provide funding for the French-language faculty that does not entirely depend on the province pitching in. Global News Feds fund initiative to develop electric […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 14 2021

CBC Meet the Canadian scientist who paved the way for for groundbreaking mRNA COVID vaccines Every week, more Canadians are rolling up their sleeves to get the shot that will protect them against COVID-19. CTV News U of S surgery professor questions severity of COVID-19 pandemic and safety of vaccines in online video The College […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 11 2021

The Globe and Mail Say goodbye to Ryerson’s statue – and his name, too Who has the luxury of ignoring history? I certainly did, when I was a journalism student at Ryerson University in Toronto. The Sault Star Algoma U shares Northern education plans Algoma University will share its strategic plan for educating students in […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 10 2021

Global News Game on! Atlantic University Sport announces plan for full return to sports this fall Student athletes in the Atlantic region will be back competing this fall. CityNews Vaccine lottery: Manitobans eligible for cash, scholarships if they get a COVID shot The Manitoba government is launching a lottery that will award nearly $2 million […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 09 2021

Times Colonist Woman killed in London was an environmental engineer with a bright future: professor A woman killed in an anti-Muslim attack was a “sparkling, generous, loving person” who overcame the odds to become a successful environmental engineer, said her professor at Western University. The Globe and Mail ‘You didn’t get the best of me’: […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 08 2021

The Toronto Star Pressure mounts for Ryerson University to change its name. What will it take for that to happen? Mohamad Haniff wants to return his degree to Ryerson University as a form of protest. Global News School task force on Egerton Ryerson legacy won’t speed up report despite protests A Ryerson University task force […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 07 2021

The Toronto Star Post-secondary schools ponder pushing vaccination for students in residences Most public colleges and universities in Manitoba have ruled out requiring students who live on campus to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall, but a mandate for student housing residents is still on the table at two schools. The Globe and Mail Twenty […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 04 2021

Globe and Mail Locked out of the ivory tower: how universities keep women from rising to the top Being a woman in a profession filled with men comes with hurdles that make reaching the top difficult, including hurdles people don’t always consider. Toronto Star Scientists are missing in politics and this needs to change The […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 03 2021

Globe and Mail Indigenous faculty call on Ryerson to change name Indigenous faculty at Ryerson have written an open letter to university administrators calling on the school to change its name and remove a statue of its namesake, Egerton Ryerson, one of the architects of the residential schools system. Times Higher Education Editor-in-chief leaves JAMA […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 02 2021

Global News COVID-19: First vaccination dose required for Trent University students in residence; Fleming College explores options Trent University says beginning this fall, students will require at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine if they wish to live in campus residence in Peterborough and Durham region. Global News Calls grow to rename Ryerson […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 01 2021

CBC Mandating vaccines at universities could set dangerous precedent, says bioethicist A Montreal bioethicist says Western University’s plan to make vaccines mandatory for students living in residence is ethically problematic, because it’s a form of discrimination. CTV News No physical distancing for CEGEP, university students in Quebec next fall CEGEP and university students will no […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 31 2021

Prince George Citizen UNBC board chair dismissed UNBC sent out a terse press release late Friday, announcing that UNBC board of governors chair Aaron Ekman has been relieved of his duties effective immediately. CBC Supporters of U of T doctor describe allegations of antisemitism as ‘disingenuous’ and stifling Friends and colleagues are rushing to the […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 28 2021

The Globe and Mail Chinese AI firm blacklisted by U.S. gave funds to two Ontario universities Two Ontario universities, York and Queen’s, have been collaborating with a major Chinese artificial-intelligence company that has been blacklisted by the U.S. government for supplying surveillance equipment used against Muslim Uyghurs. CTV News Higher education institutions in Canada can […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | MAY 27 2021

The Toronto Star The WE Charity scandal wiped out Ottawa’s jobs program for students last summer. Where did the money go — and will it be available this year? When the Canada Student Service Grant launched last June, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted the program as a way for pandemic-battered students to give back to […]