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BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 09 2017

Eagle Feather News Looking back at 2016: Advancing Aboriginal achievement on campus Plenty of work still lies ahead, but the University of Saskatchewan has made significant strides in support of Aboriginal achievement over the course of 2016. CBC Layoff clause main sticking point as CBU contract talks falter Cape Breton University’s faculty association says language […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 06 2017

Montreal Gazette Opinion: Teaching McGill law students about indigenous legal traditions Doing so involves attending to sources of law such as oral histories that differ a lot from materials in the usual law classroom, writes Robert Leckey, dean of McGill’s faculty of law. CBC Strike possible at Cape Breton University after talks break down The […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 05 2017

CBC As Nova Scotia teachers nix reference letters, universities rethink applications Scholarship and program applications often require a reference letter, but teachers aren’t writing them. CBC Nunavut law program set to return in 2017 as application deadline looms This is the first time a law program has been offered in the territory for more than […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 04 2017

CTV 19-year-old B.C. inventor makes 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list Ann Makosinski, a second-year student at UBC, created a flashlight powered by the heat of the human hand and a mug that can charge a phone battery via hot coffee. Vancouver Sun UBC president apologizes to Furlong for cancelling speech John Furlong was scheduled to […]

BY ANQI SHEN | JAN 03 2017

Toronto Star How do you become a Rhodes scholar? The path to becoming a Rhodes Scholar isn’t so clear cut — as long as you are academically brilliant and show a strong sense of community and leadership. Globe and Mail Chinese billionaire seeks ideas from Canadian universities for education prize Each year, an independent board […]