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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUL 09 2021

CBC Laurentian selects $273K real estate adviser bid to help restructuring university possibly sell assets Laurentian has been granted court approval to hire a real estate adviser, as the creditor-protected Sudbury, Ont., university looks at ways to make money from its buildings and property holdings. CTV News Feds injecting $8.2M in UW’s 3D printing lab […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUL 07 2021

The Globe and Mail McMaster team closes in on cause of rare AstraZeneca-related blood clots Canadian researchers have established the most definitive link yet between the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and a rare blood clotting syndrome that shattered public confidence in the vaccine earlier this year. The PIE News Canada: returning students boost population size The […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUL 06 2021

Global News UNB’s new long-term care simulation lab to examine how viruses like COVID-19 spread in facilities The University of New Brunswick cut the ribbon on a state-of-the-art research facility at Saint John’s Loch Lomond Villa Monday. Study International Canadian Express Entry candidates now have 60 days to apply From now onwards, candidates of the […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUL 05 2021

The Globe and Mail Universities have a once-in-a-century chance to reset. What should they look like post-COVID? With the rapid pace of vaccination and the decline in new COVID cases, barring a surge in variants, we can anticipate a small measure of normalcy by this fall. For universities, this will mean a gradual and safe […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 30 2021

The Star Phoenix Jacqueline Ottmann named First Nations University of Canada 10th president Growing up surrounded by strong public servants, including both her parents, Jacqueline Ottmann has always been compelled to help others, making her well-poised for her newest endeavour — the First Nations University of Canada’s tenth president. Niagara Falls Review Brock human rights […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 29 2021

The Toronto Star Ryerson University losing donors as debate over namesake’s residential school legacy rages Ryerson University says it has lost donors over the ongoing debate surrounding its connection to one of the architects of Canada’s residential school system. Narcity Ontario Labour Minister Catches Heat For Mocking University Degrees On Twitter Ontario’s Minister of Labour, […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 28 2021

Global News The ethical questions about mandating vaccines at Canada’s post-secondary schools University of Toronto’s Bioethics and Global Health Professor, Kerry Bowman, shares his insight on the medical ethics and implications of mandating COVID-19 vaccines for post-secondary students. CTV News International students navigate numerous barriers as they look to begin fall classes A prospective student […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 25 2021

The PIE News Canada reveals first phase of border reopening Universities Canada has welcomed the government’s first phase of easing border measures for travellers entering Canada as a “strong positive” for its member institutions. The Tyee Cyber Attacks Involving Huawei Devices in Canada Spiked after Meng Wanzhou Arrest Soon after Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUN 24 2021

CTV News Canadian vaccine yields promising early results The University of Saskatchewan’s Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) has announced positive early results from phase one trials of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate: COVAC-2. CBC Thorneloe loses court appeal in fight for survival as Laurentian University restructures A three-judge Ontario court panel has ruled Thorneloe University […]

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’: […]