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By ANQI SHEN | March 17 2017

Saskatoon StarPhoenix U of S may admit more low-income medical students The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine hopes to start reserving spots for students who come from less fortunate socio-economic backgrounds. CBC Funding needed to avert ‘death blow’ to Inuit language in Nunavut, academics say Education researchers are calling for government funding to train […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 16 2017

Maclean’s New OSAP rules mean ‘free’ tuition for mature students Students applying to college and university for the September 2017 semester will be the first to benefit from the new OSAP. Globe and Mail Ottawa threatened to pull research project over health-care dispute: Manitoba Premier “A threat was made to renege on a previous commitment […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 15 2017

Toronto Star Ryerson University applies to expand campus to Brampton Ryerson – in partnership with Sheridan College – is the sole university to have submitted a formal expression of interest in expanding to Brampton. Vancouver Sun McGill basketball teams in spotlight for brutal hazing allegation On Tuesday, McGill released a committee’s report that corroborated a […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 14 2017

Globe and Mail McGill hazing incident reveals university ban’s shortcomings A student says he was forced to take part in a booze-soaked hazing ritual by the basketball team, a violation of McGill’s assurances of a “hazing-free environment.” Metro University of Alberta researchers pinpoint arrival of bison to North America New research published from the University of […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 13 2017

Cape Breton Post New database launched to help researchers in Atlantic Canada AFRED (Atlantic Facilities and Research Equipment Database), has been developed to outline equipment availability at universities across the region. CBC University of Alberta student makes impassioned speech about Islamophobia in House of Commons Srosh Hassan received a standing ovation in the House of […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 10 2017

Globe and Mail Canada to make skilled-worker permits easier to get in wake of U.S. delays As the U.S. border tightens, the federal government is launching a new stream of its temporary foreign worker program to entice highly skilled workers to come to Canada. Montreal Gazette Judge to rule Friday in Concordia University bomb threat […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 09 2017

Toronto Star U of T aims to attract more black med students University of Toronto’s faculty of medicine launches a new application program to boost enrolment and reflect the diverse population. Metro University of Calgary makes headway on mental health strategy After one year the school has made headway on more than 26 of their […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 08 2017

Times Higher Education International Women’s Day: universities must work together to tackle inequality Institutions with ideas for promoting gender equality should not keep them to themselves, says Kate Williams. Washington Post Universities in the U.S. respond to new executive order on immigration with concern University leaders in the United States greeted President Trump’s revised executive […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 07 2017

Globe and Mail Opinion: Trump immigration ban ushers in an age of academic darkness As Canadian Muslim scholars, political upheaval in the U.S. has forced us to pull out of professional conferences, write UTSC professors Aisha Ahmad and Minelle Mahtani. Hamilton Spectator Superbugs set to meet their match thanks to Mac research Mac researchers find […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 06 2017

Globe and Mail As students move away from the humanities, universities adapt As data from Statistics Canada analyzed by The Globe and Mail reveal, there is no sign that the lack of interest in the humanities will reverse. CBC Liberals look at making skilled immigrant loans pilot project permanent Qualified professional newcomers face a big […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 03 2017

Edmonton Journal Province to hire outside consultant to review Alberta university and college funding Their assessment will form part of a final report to government that will shape how universities and colleges are funded in the future. CBC Minister pressed on why credit checks are necessary for ‘free tuition’ New Brunswick’s postsecondary education minister has […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 02 2017

The Concordian Bomb threat at Concordia University Buildings on Concordia’s campus were evacuated due to a letter threatening Muslim students on March 1. CBC Neuroscientist named president of MacEwan University ‘I am excited to join such an innovative and unique institution,’ Deborah Saucier says of her new role. CBC Police investigating after York U reports […]

By ANQI SHEN | March 01 2017

Globe and Mail York University selects provost Rhonda Lenton as new president After a year-long search, York University has chosen provost Rhonda Lenton, a senior administrator with a PhD in sociology, as its new president and vice-chancellor. Toronto Star Ontario extends immigration application deadline after website crashes The province has revised the submission deadline for […]

By ANQI SHEN | February 28 2017

CBC ‘Hateful’ and sexual mass emails targeting Moncton student originated outside country RCMP are seeking a person of interest after three emails containing sexual images sent to about 1,000 students and professors. CBC Free tuition program for low-income students falls far below target Some 2,000 fewer students took advantage of new program than the New […]

By ANQI SHEN | February 27 2017

CBC New tuition bursary program will keep province competitive, says minister The program will help more New Brunswickers get a postsecondary education and keep the province’s universities and colleges competitive, said Don Arseneault. National Post How will Ottawa spur innovation in Canada? Here’s 15 ideas Trudeau’s cabinet is almost certain to consider As PM Justin […]

By ANQI SHEN | February 24 2017

Globe and Mail Supreme Court to hear appeals about Trinity Western University law school The Ontario and British Columbia cases, which pit religious freedom against equality rights, are now before the country’s top court. Metro UBC and University of Washington partnership aims to make new Silicon Valley The $1-million collaboration was made possible by a […]

By ANQI SHEN | February 23 2017

CBC UPEI extends semester to make up for storm days UPEI’s senate has voted to extend the current university semester by adding three more optional teaching days. Calgary Herald Anti-Semitic posters litter University of Calgary campus Posters questioning the Holocaust are the latest signs condemned as hate-mongering to appear on the University of Calgary campus. […]

By ANQI SHEN | February 22 2017

CBC Iranian Montrealer facing deportation held at Laval detention centre Roghayeh Azizi Mirmahaleh, 60, says she fears imprisonment, death if returned to Iran. Ottawa Citizen Risk tool could reduce unnecessary cardiac diagnostics by thousands, says UBC-led study Thousands of people are needlessly given radiological exams and cardiac stress tests after suffering chest pains, according to […]

By ANQI SHEN | February 21 2017

Globe and Mail Concordia University pilot program has unique take on hateful speech Rather than denounce hateful remarks, the Someone Project teaches students and community members to listen to each other’s offensive, even hurtful, words. Globe and Mail UBC sets interviews for Creative Writing chair after Steven Galloway firing The program, formerly led by Steven […]

By ANQI SHEN | February 17 2017

Globe and Mail Trump says he will unveil overhauled immigration order next week At a news conference on Thursday, Trump said the new order would seek to address concerns raised by federal appeals court judges, who temporarily blocked his original travel ban. Financial Post What if, degree in hand, you suddenly realize you should have […]