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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 03 2022

CBC News New Inuit research network aims to put ‘Inuit-specific lens’ on health The government of Canada is spending $6.4 million to create an Inuit Research Network. CBC News New undergraduate numbers plummet at Memorial as tuition increases kick in Overall registration remains stable as international student enrolment continues to soar. CBC News Missing book, […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | NOV 02 2022

CTV News Interim president takes the helm at embattled Laurentian University Dr. Tammy Eger has been named interim president at Laurentian University, with Dr. Robert Hache stepping down from the role following the university’s insolvency process. CBC News Settling into campus has taken some adjusting, but students say it’s welcome after years of pandemic learning […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | NOV 01 2022

Sudbury.com Haché retires from Laurentian today, Eger is interim president University says ‘information regarding further changes in senior leadership will be communicated in the coming days and weeks ahead.’ Globe and Mail Ottawa to lift restrictions on hours of work for international students For many international students, the news that they will soon be legally […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | OCT 31 2022

Western Standard Canadian government looking into foreign student subsidy The House of Commons Science Committee recommends taxpayers consider covering tuition for international students, according to Blacklock’s Reporter. Financial Post Concordia University releases the final report of its President’s Task Force on Anti-Black Racism It is a landmark document in Concordia University’s history — and a […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | OCT 27 2022

Ottawa Citizen ‘Get out, hide or fight’: Students say University of Calgary alert system failed during knife scare While the incident was short-lived, some students were unnerved by what they considered lacking emergency communications from the university. CTV News University of Guelph receives licence to grow ‘magic’ mushrooms Scientists at University of Guelph have received […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 26 2022

Globe and Mail Ecologist who showed how nature endures in our midst wins Canada’s top science prize Carleton University professor Dr. Lenore Fahrig was named this year’s winner of the Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal. CBC News Indigenous professionals say UBC is mishandling Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond ancestry fallout Turpel-Lafond has still failed to provide any […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 25 2022

Cape Breton Post Twenty-two courses on hold at Dalhousie University agricultural campus due to CUPE strike The strike began on Oct. 19 as a result of negotiations between Dalhousie and CUPE 3912 falling through. CBC News N.B. nursing students offered financial incentives to study in Maine The provincial government hopes a new partnership with Beal […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 24 2022

Toronto Star Canada’s top medical journal acknowledges its role in perpetuating anti-Black racism Canada’s premier medical journal says it’s eager to address the role it plays in perpetuating anti-Black racism in health care and spark the broader change needed to dismantle structural barriers to equitable care. CBC News Hundreds walk out of UBC classes to […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 21 2022

Globe and Mail To support science research in Canada, we must pay grad students and postdocs better Research science in Canada is currently operating in a zero-sum funding environment. CBC News The Pretendians Why are there so many ‘pretend Indians’ these days? Anishinaabe author Drew Hayden Taylor investigates. Cape Breton Post Nova Scotia makes changes […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 20 2022

CBC News Accusations of racism shutter groundbreaking Halifax institute studying Canadian slavery Charmaine Nelson resigned as director of the Institute for the Study of Canadian Slavery at NSCAD University. CTV News Community leaders say new federal pilot program could help London retain students Both the City of London and postsecondary international students in the city […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 19 2022

CTV News Federal government announces funding for Earth observation satellites Thirteen Canadian universities are involved with the program, along with the government. CTV News About 1,500 Dalhousie teaching staff going on strike after tentative agreement not reached Part-time academics, teaching assistants, markers, and demonstrators at Dalhousie University in Halifax will hit the picket line Wednesday […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 18 2022

CTV News International students are behind the increase in enrolment at Atlantic universities Overall, full-time university enrolment in 2022 among the 16 universities is up by nearly three per cent compared to last year. Ottawa Citizen Lukits: Canada’s Royal Military College missed a ‘teachable moment’ on sexual misconduct The unveiling in May of a statue […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 17 2022

The Globe and Mail Is a ‘software engineer’ an engineer? Alberta regulator says no, riling the province’s tech sector Alberta’s engineering regulator is in a fight with the province’s technology sector, insisting anyone with the title “software engineer” must hold a permit – and pay fees for that right. CBC News Turpel-Lafond now claims her […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 14 2022

CBC News Indigenous groups rally around Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond amid calls for proof of her Cree ancestry Indigenous organizations in Saskatchewan and British Columbia are expressing support for Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond in the wake of a CBC News investigation into her claims to Indigenous ancestry. Niagara Falls Review Patrick Brown campaign flyer shouldn’t have our […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 13 2022

Globe and Mail UBC backs Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond after report raises questions about her claims to Indigenous ancestry The University of British Columbia is standing by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond after a report that raises questions about the prominent law professor’s claims to Indigenous ancestry. Global News University of Guelph to establish new anti-racism policy statement […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 12 2022

Globe and Mail Alberta rewriting rules to safeguard university research with China, other countries The Alberta government, which has a freeze on new partnerships between its universities and China, is hiring a former Canadian diplomat to draw up new rules for all foreign collaborations by the province’s postsecondary institutions. Globe and Mail Canada’s permanent resident […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 11 2022

CTV News Employment hours for international students expand next month Beginning Nov. 15, international students studying in Canada won’t be limited in the number of hours they can work. Globe and Mail We need to get online learning right before the next crisis hits The body of evidence that is available generally shows that under […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 07 2022

The PIE News Iran students abroad stand in solidarity as peers lead uprisings Iranian student associations across Canada have said they “firmly stand by our Iranian student peers who have been deprived of their most fundamental and quintessential rights” in a joint statement released on October 4. The Conversation How social sciences and humanities programs […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 06 2022

The Globe and Mail Ontario court approves Laurentian University’s restructuring plan The Sudbury, Ont., university says the court’s approval Wednesday means it is now “weeks away” from being able to implement its plan to financially restructure. Global News Concordia students boycott sexual violence committee Students say the university is not properly handling accusations of sexual […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 06 2022

The Globe and Mail Laurentian University’s creditor-protection plan offers a new lease on life, but big challenges ahead No publicly funded university has ever tried what Laurentian is about to do to settle its debts and avoid dissolution. CTV News U of G Student upset over lack of transparency after cyber breach The school itself […]