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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | AUG 02 2022

Global News $7.1 million in funding announced for post-secondary education in French in Saskatchewan Three projects related to post-secondary education in French in Saskatchewan are receiving funding from the federal and Saskatchewan governments. CTV News Bill 96 ignores students with ‘invisible’ disabilities trying to obtain higher education degrees Students with disabilities say they’re worried about […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 29 2022

CTV News Laurentian creditors to vote Sept. 14 on debt repayment plan Unsecured creditors of Laurentian University will vote Sept. 14 on a proposal to settle debts, following a ruling from the Superior Court of Justice on Thursday. Peterborough Examiner For all the cheerleading, science still has an equity problem We are enthusiastically recruiting girls […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 28 2022

CTV News ‘Should we have hope or just give up?’: U of G residence crunch has students considering other options The school says it isn’t able to accommodate all first-year students due to a record high enrollment. Soo Today Algoma University expands Indigenous studies The goal of the Faculty of Cross-Cultural Studies is to facilitate […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 27 2022

Niagara Falls Review Brock University facilities workers vote unanimously to strike, which would be its first in 52-year history Facility management workers at Brock University are putting the school on notice that they are willing to strike if they can’t reach a new contract. Ottawa Citizen Time running out for non-profit daycare. ’50 spots will […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 26 2022

Globe and Mail University of Saskatchewan unveils new Indigenous identity-verification policy The University of Saskatchewan says it is introducing a new policy that leaves verifying Indigenous identity up to those communities and their governments. CBC News Laurentian University needs to hire more faculty members, says association Association wants commitments to transparency, more professors as Sudbury […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 25 2022

Global News Canada’s Immigration Department updates anti-racism strategy following backlash The federal Immigration Department has updated its anti-racism strategy following criticism during the Ukrainian refugee crisis, but groups representing applicants and refugees say it’s unclear what will change for people who rely on the system. National Post Faculty welcome the departure of Laurentian University administrators […]

BY IAN MUNROE | JUL 22 2022

CTV News Laurentian president stepping down as university nears end of insolvency process Laurentian University president Robert Haché and provost Marie-Josée Berger will formally leave their posts when the university emerges from the insolvency process, which is expected to happen in this fall. Global News University of Calgary dealing with student housing shortage If you […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 21 2022

Toronto Star Draft report on future of troubled Laurentian University expected this week Laurentian University must replace the 20 professors who have left during the its court-ordered restructuring — positions that have gone unfilled on top of the mass firings when the financially troubled school first announced that it was seeking creditor protection, says its […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 20 2022

Financial Post ‘Surviving just by the skin of my teeth’: Students face high inflation for first time In June, students were burdened with an 8.1 per cent inflation level — the highest its been since 1983 — and an economy hampered by COVID-19, labour shortages, supply chain challenges and recession predictions. CTV News University of […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 19 2022

National Post Laurentian faculty, staff, and provincial association demand accountability and transparency to rebuild after CCAA Faculty, staff, and students at Laurentian University have experienced a terrible eighteen months of court-ordered restructuring caused by the mismanagement of successive Laurentian administrations and a provincial government that was absent during their time of crisis. Timmins Press Laurentian’s […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 18 2022

CBC News Alberta government urged to regulate tuition increases for international students Student groups at province’s largest two universities worried about steep fee hikes. Times Higher Education Laurentian crisis appears to near resolution Surprise insolvency has brought campus resignations and nationwide labour stress. CTV News Gee-Gees concerned over athletic future after uOttawa cuts Track and […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 15 2022

CBC News 32 Alberta law professors sign letter calling for government to make oath to Queen optional Articling student Prabjot Singh Wirring suing province, law society over requirement. Toronto Star Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson, floats new names for athletics team Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson University, is changing the name of its athletics team […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 14 2022

Vancouver Sun Ono leaves UBC for job in Michigan; Outgoing president made strides toward inclusion, reconciliation Santa Ono, UBC’s departing president, made the university a more inclusive place in his six years at the helm, the school’s board chair said on Wednesday. Toronto Star Toronto Metropolitan University scraps plans to build residence for nearly 600 […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 13 2022

Windsor Star UBC president Santa Ono leaves for Michigan job, Detroit Free Press reports UBC president Santa Ono will be named the 15th president of the University of Michigan, according to the Detroit Free Press. Global News 200 more nursing seats to open at Nova Scotia universities due to shortage Nova Scotia is expanding the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 12 2022

The Edmonton Journal Opinion: An obituary for the University of Alberta Ring Houses Following a year-long and courageous battle with the University of Alberta administration against their demolition and removal, the four Ring Houses have passed away.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 11 2022

CBC News MUN hopes new artificial intelligence hub could grow the next Verafin Growing sector struggling with labour shortage. CBC News Indigenous academics ‘validated’ by report urging Queen’s to verify identity claims 32-page report calls on school to reassign or fire staff who don’t meet requirements. CBC News Canadian astronomers champing at the bit for […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 08 2022

The Globe and Mail Queen’s University should require staff to prove Indigenous citizenship, report says An independent report on Indigenous identity issues at Queen’s University says current and future staff should be required to prove their Indigenous citizenship in order to take on certain roles. CBC News 14 people come forward in lawsuit against UNB, […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 07 2022

The PIE News Laurentian tuition freeze targets international students Over the past decade, Laurentian has struggled to recruit international students even as its Canadian counterparts have cashed in on international fees to boost their finances. CTV News University of Guelph to spend $3.6 million for diversity, inclusion hiring initiative The University of Guelph announced on […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 06 2022

The Conversation How Commonwealth universities profited from Indigenous dispossession through land grants Most public universities founded in the 19th century — especially in what is now Canada, the United States and Aotearoa New Zealand, but also in South Africa and Australia — were large-scale landowners. The Regina Leader-Post One of Canada’s biggest universities will have […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 05 2022

The Globe and Mail Students are struggling to secure housing in Canada’s overheated rental market The availability and affordability of housing for students has long been a problem in big cities and some smaller towns with large university or college populations.