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BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 20 2021

The Toronto Star Vaccination mandates ordered on campus Manitoba’s major universities and colleges have announced COVID-19 immunization mandates in a co-ordinated effort to make the public-health measure a requirement on campuses across the province. CBC University of Toronto will now require staff and students to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination The University of Toronto has […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 19 2021

The Walrus The Shadowy Business of International Education Foreign students are lied to and exploited on every front. They’re also propping up higher education as we know it. The Globe and Mail Western Canada: B.C. and Alberta universities debate COVID-19 vaccine mandates Will universities in both provinces bring in requirements for students and staff to […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 18 2021

CTV News Heading back to campus this September? Here’s how to vote This year’s federal election is set to take place after the start of the school year. And as colleges and universities prepare for in-person learning, many students will be away from their hometowns on Election Day, which falls on Sept. 20​. CBC Quebec […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 17 2021

The Globe and Mail Alberta’s post-secondary schools will not mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for students and staff Many Alberta post-secondary schools are not requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for students and staff even as others across the country are making different choices. CTV News Here’s how one Ontario university is implementing their mandatory vaccination plan next semester An […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 16 2021

Global News USask requiring students, staff to have COVID-19 vaccinations on campus this fall All students, faculty and staff will be expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this fall term before entering campuses, according to the University of Saskatchewan. Global News University of Regina requiring COVID-19 vaccine for students, staff The University of Regina is […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 13 2021

CBC – The National Several universities requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccines Several Ontario universities have announced that COVID-19 vaccines will be mandatory for students on campus. CTV News COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for Carleton University students, staff and faculty this fall Carleton University says all students, faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated to access campus this […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 12 2021

Global News COVID-19: U of T to require all those on campus to be vaccinated or have negative test result The University of Toronto will require all those intending to be present on campus this fall to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or face additional public health measures, including the need for a negative COVID-19 […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 11 2021

The Globe and Mail University of Ottawa makes COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for in-class learning The University of Ottawa will make vaccination mandatory for in-class learning, becoming only the second postsecondary school in Canada to do so amid growing calls from students and professors for stronger measures. CTV News Calls grow for mandatory vaccinations on post-secondary […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 10 2021

The Toronto Star Colleges, universities stick with masks indefinitely Despite the loosening of Manitoba’s mask mandate, several post-secondary institutes will require students, staff and visitors to continue donning face coverings on campus for the foreseeable future. CTV News Quebec bars will be safer than university classrooms this fall: McGill epidemiologist A McGill University professor who […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 09 2021

CTV News Should post-secondary schools mandate vaccines for on-campus learning? With a new school year quickly approaching and COVID-19 case numbers going up across Canada, some are beginning to ask whether post-secondary institutions should require staff and students to be vaccinated if they want to learn on campus. University World News Will Supreme Court ruling […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 06 2021

The Toronto Star ‘A recipe for disaster’: Western University profs will avoid the classroom due to lack of campus vaccination policy Adrian Owen works with ICU patients who’ve had severe brain injuries, including those whose brains were harmed by COVID-19. CTV News Carleton University making COVID-19 vaccines mandatory to live in residence, play sports Carleton […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 05 2021

CTV News Court dismisses government’s appeal of ruling that struck down student fee opt-out Ontario’s highest court has dismissed an appeal from the government after a provincial directive making some post-secondary student fees optional was ruled to be unlawful. University World News Long way to go for parity for women in HE leadership The latest […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | AUG 04 2021

CTV News Faculty at U of C calling for mandatory COVID-19 vaccines on campus Some professors at the University of Calgary want the post secondary to make COVID-19 vaccines a requirement as students return to campus in person in September. Global News COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for U of Guelph varsity athletes The University […]

BY IAN MUNROE | AUG 03 2021

National Newswatch Copyright collective can’t force tariffs on university, Supreme Court rules A copyright collective cannot force York University to pay fees for the use of published works in the classroom, given that the school bowed out of a formal arrangement, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled. The Globe and Mail Academics of Chinese […]

BY IAN MUNROE | JUL 30 2021

Maclean’s Canada’s universities and colleges are failing science By not requiring COVID-19 vaccination like the world’s top institutions, Canada’s universities are making themselves the dunces of COVID-19. The Globe and Mail Without mandatory vaccines, more campus shutdowns are inevitable To get ahead of future outbreaks, we need to act now and make vaccinations mandatory for […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 29 2021

The Record WLU launching examination of university’s namesake Wilfrid Laurier University is launching a public-education initiative that will examine the era and legacy of the Waterloo university’s namesake. Toronto Star International students show ‘increased loyalty’ toward Canada despite COVID-19 woes, survey finds The prospect of in-person classes and access to vaccines — as well as […]

BY IAN MUNROE | JUL 28 2021

CTV News Laurentian asks for more time to finalize process to deal with claims from former staff Laurentian University is asking the courts for more time to come up with a process to handle compensation claims from former staff members. Global News Trent University plans for mostly in-person learning in fall, Fleming College takes gradual […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 27 2021

Pie News 52% of students favour vaccine passports More than half of international students now believe universities should require vaccine passports before they are allowed onto campus, a survey has found. Times Higher Education Most overseas study plans ‘unchanged by pandemic’ Traditional worries like cost and job prospects trump would-be international students’ safety and travel […]

BY IAN MUNROE | JUL 26 2021

CBC News University students scramble to get into residence on campus University students are getting an education in something not in the lesson plan — pandemic housing. The Tyee Why Was UNBC’s Board Chair Fired? The NDP government blames ‘racist and discriminatory’ comments. But Aaron Ekman blames performative politics. CTV News Local campus communities asking […]

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JUL 23 2021

The Globe and Mail E-mails shed new light on N.S. art college development battle The former president of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design raised concerns for months about members of the board of governors who she felt were pushing a proposal for a developer to build a new campus before she was […]