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BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAR 02 2018

Toronto Star Ontario Liberals’ gender violence strategy gets $242 million boost Funds will go to sexual assault services and to transforming justice system for victims seeking help. Global News Across Canada, legal pot will force universities to change residence rules On paper, at least, university residence rules have tended to regulate tobacco and alcohol, and […]

BY ANQI SHEN | MAR 01 2018

iPolitics Federal investment in science the result of grassroots movement: Naylor Dr. David Naylor said it was the efforts on the ground over the past several months that resulted in a favourable budget outcome. CBC P.E.I. students can earn bursary bonus for work on Island farms, seafood plants P.E.I. high school and university students looking […]

BY NATALIE SAMSON | FEB 28 2018

iPolitics Re-investing in research: Budget 2018 makes a massive commitment The federal government is committing nearly $6.6 billion to foster innovation and science. Huffington Post Canada Canadian universities to face funding cuts if they fail to address campus sexual assaults The threat was levied in the 2018 federal budget. Guelph Mercury Tribune Feds put billions […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 27 2018

Maclean’s Federal Budget 2018: 12 things to watch for Finance Minister Bill Morneau has said science, gender equality and preparing Canadians for the jobs of the future will be key themes in Tuesday’s federal budget. Saskatoon StarPhoenix Graduate students seek seat on U of S Board of Governors At its last meeting, the University Council […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 26 2018

Globe and Mail Study finds gap in university students’, faculty’s appraisal of skills gleaned in class A new study by the Conference Board of Canada finds disparities between student’s perceptions of the value of their humanities education relative to their instructors’. Toronto Star U of T student group says racial violence and harassment a health […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 23 2018

CBC Indigenous leaders call for change after ‘all the systems’ failed Tina Fontaine Indigenous leaders in Manitoba say Canadian systems failed Tina Fontaine, and Canadians need to work together to fix them. Globe and Mail Manitoba implements new harassment policy after allegations against ex-cabinet minister The policy will also cover employees outside the legislature – […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 22 2018

TheRecord.com Proposed uptown development to help promote STEAM 40,000 square feet of STEAM programming for youth will sit below 300-unit condo development at King Street and Bridgeport Road. Windsor Star Local companies aim to cash in on $950M federal supercluster program A bid by Windsor area companies wasn’t selected for federal funding, but now many […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 21 2018

Toronto Star Atlantic provinces to adopt Nova Scotia plan that entices foreign students to stay after graduation A program that helps international students to stay and work in Nova Scotia will be adopted by the three other Atlantic provinces as they try to grow their population. Hamilton Spectator Burlington MP announces changes to help increase […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 20 2018

CBC Creating the perfect noodle: U of M researchers discover microscopic bubbles in dough Microscopic bubbles in noodle dough could have implications ranging from the quality of your ramen to your future heart surgery, according to a University of Manitoba researcher. CTV Archivists look to ‘decolonize’ Canada’s memory banks Library and Archives Canada has a […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 16 2018

iPolitics Ottawa unveils recipients of ‘supercluster’ funding Each supercluster will take a piece of the $950 million the government has dedicated to the initiative. CBC Sask. wins federal bid that would help Canada become the world leader in supplying plant-based proteins A Saskatchewan-based group will be receiving as much as $150 million or more from […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 15 2018

CBC Go west, young teacher: B.C. schools angling for recruits in Ottawa School boards in Vancouver and elsewhere in B.C. are looking east to fix a serious teacher shortage. Telegram Colten Boushie case sparks panel event at Memorial University Colten Boushie, a 22-year-old Cree man from the Red Pheasant First Nation, was shot and killed […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 14 2018

Global News Video: U of S students rally for Colten Boushie’s family after Gerald Stanley verdict University of Saskatchewan students spoke out against the acquittal of Gerald Stanley and in support of Colten Boushie’s family. CBC On heels of Colten Boushie trial, Laurentian University president vows to help fix ‘failing’ justice system “I haven’t seen […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 13 2018

CBC Educators call on universities to help fight institutional racism following Stanley verdict ‘We have a responsibility as educational institutions to teach about racism and anti-racism’. CBC Dalhousie only seeking racially visible, Indigenous candidates for senior job Jasmine Walsh, assistant vice-president for human resources, said while Dalhousie has done a good job of hiring diverse […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 12 2018

Toronto Star International Day of Women and Girls in Science encourages girls to consider STEM In 1987, 20 per cent of people in STEM fields were women; that figure is still just 22 per cent today. Ottawa is hoping to change that. CBC McGill students’ society moves to fill loophole in campus sexual violence policy […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 09 2018

Globe and Mail Brock University to fully pay tuition for international students pursuing PhD Brock is the second university in Ontario to bolster efforts to draw highly qualified students by making graduate education more affordable. CBC International student says racial stereotypes still abundant in New Brunswick Husoni Raymond, a Jamaican student, said he’s constantly anxious […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 08 2018

Ottawa Citizen How a Carleton student is using science to help sledge hockey hopefuls Alicia Gal hopes her research can help the sport as a whole, but also help promising athletes move up to the next level. London Free Press Western University students put high priority on mental health care Students voted overwhelmingly to urge […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 07 2018

Maclean’s Introducing the 2018 3M National Teaching Fellows Celebrating some of the country’s best post-secondary teachers. National Post Canada’s budget to make significant investments in basic science and research The Liberal government’s federal budget, now believed to be only a few weeks away, is expected to contain a major financial lift for basic scientific research […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 06 2018

CBC Afrofest kicks off 13th year at University of Windsor Festivities include dance lessons, movie night, a workshop on sexual health, food tasting, a lecture by black activist Devyn Springer and a workshop on becoming a black entrepreneur. Maclean’s Which Canadian universities spend the most on scholarships? Maclean’s examines the percentage of total operating budget […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 05 2018

CBC ‘Strange gifts’: Winnipeg groups among Canadian student unions getting anonymous parcels Phone chargers, headphones, a sex toy and a variety of mirrors are among the gallery of bizarre items that have been anonymously posted to Winnipeg student associations — and several others across Canada. CBC Concordia launches investigation into alleged sexual misconduct, president denies […]

BY ANQI SHEN | FEB 02 2018

CBC Western University faces student vote to prioritize mental health on campus The plebiscite is being held to gather a broader perspective on what students want administrators to do about mental health. CBC Mount Royal student accused of beating professor will be allowed to complete degree Former Mount Royal hockey captain Matthew Brown is charged […]