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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 02 2022

The Globe and Mail Arbour report recommends rethinking of military colleges, emphasizing socialization and sexual misconduct The future of Canada’s military colleges is under scrutiny after former Supreme Court justice Louise Arbour, in her comprehensive review of the Department of National Defence and Armed Forces, asked whether they should remain degree-granting institutions and recommended a […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 01 2022

CBC News Report details gaps, improvements in sexualized violence response at King’s Investigators release recommendations stemming from probe into Wayne Hankey allegations. The Lethbridge News Now U of L reports record number of Indigenous graduates in Spring 2022 A record number of Indigenous students are graduating from the University of Lethbridge (U of L) this […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 31 2022

Global News Ukrainian students begin to arrive at University of Waterloo The University of Waterloo says 34 Ukrainian students are in the process of arriving on campus to continue their studies at the school. CTV News Laurentian clears another legal hurdle in creditor protection Laurentian University cleared another hurdle on Monday as it continues to […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 30 2022

CTV News Laurier University extending mask mandate until further notice According to a release from the university, the face covering policy will remain in effect until further notice, including for June convocation. Global News Queen’s University to end masking policy June 1 After extending its COVID-19 masking mandate to the end of May back in […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 27 2022

CTV News Wilfrid Laurier University extends its mask mandate Wilfrid Laurier University has announced that it will be extending its mask mandate. The Tyee Inside Kenney’s university power play Correspondence obtained by The Tyee reveals a bitter fight over authority before Wednesday’s firing of Athabasca U’s board chair.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 26 2022

CBC News Indigenous calls for exemptions to Quebec’s Bill 96 get louder Indigenous leaders in Quebec continue to call for an exemption to Bill 96 after the contentious legislation overhauling the Charter of the French language was passed Tuesday. CBC News Province bailing out Laurentian University with long-term loan Judge has agreed to extend creditor […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 25 2022

The Globe and Mail University of Toronto releases details of music faculty culture review An external review of the University of Toronto’s faculty of music – triggered last year by an open letter alleging misogyny and systemic inequalities – has found many students, faculty and staff reported experiencing sexual harassment or racial discrimination, according to […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 24 2022

CTV News Huawei 5G ban puts UBC partnerships in spotlight; This week’s decision stops short of restricting research agreements A ban on Huawei Technologies’ involvement in Canada’s 5G wireless network could have a ripple effect on valuable research partnerships at Canadian universities, including the University of B.C., where Huawei funded 24 research projects worth $6.3 […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 20 2022

CTV News Cheap tuition, with a catch: Quebec lures foreign students to rural areas with price cut The urgent need for labour in all regions of Quebec is prompting the province to turn more to foreign students in order to fill the thousands of vacant positions. Timmins Today Laurentian looks to extend creditor protection to […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 19 2022

CFJC-TV Students fleeing Ukrainian invasion offered domestic tuition rates at TRU Thompson Rivers University is offering support to post-secondary students escaping the invasion of Ukraine. CTV News Royal Military College holding memorial to remember four cadets killed in Kingston, Ont. A memorial service will be held at the Royal Military College in Kingston, Ont. this […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 18 2022

The Guelph Mercury Reinvestment needed in post-secondary education research and mental health Provincial leaders must commit additional funding and resources, writes Jawed. CBC News McMaster says masks no longer mandatory on campus as of June 1 University cites ‘expert advice’ to explain move, says masks still ‘strongly’ encouraged. CBC News UPEI’s Indigenous grads honoured to […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAY 17 2022

Cape Breton Post Opinion: Atlantic Canada’s campuses are immigration magnets High-quality post-secondary institutions have played and will continue to play a vital role in successful provincial and regional population growth strategies. Calgary Herald UCP add post-secondary seats in Calgary, targeting ‘high-demand’ programs An $84.6-million investment from the provincial government will fund high-demand programs at six […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 16 2022

CBC News University of British Columbia hosts first-ever forum addressing Scarborough Charter on anti-Black racism The Scarborough Charter pledges to fight anti-Black racism in post-secondary institutions. CBC News Canadian medical students call for free, universal access to contraception ‘Unplanned pregnancy can be very life-altering,’ says second-year medical student. CTV News University of the Fraser Valley […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 13 2022

CTV News University of Sask. ‘task force’ will help verify Indigenous identity The University of Saskatchewan says a new policy is in the works to verify Indigenous identity. CTV News Nova Scotia universities partner to help with province’s doctor shortage Cape Breton University is partnering with Dalhousie University to create five new medical school seats […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 12 2022

The Toronto Star Frozen funding rates for young scientists ‘robbing Canada of best and brightest’ Letter to Trudeau and Champagne says lack of increases in 19 years for some scholarships are leaving young scientists, grad students living below poverty line. The Globe and Mail University of Toronto sues tutoring service for copyright infringement The University […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAY 11 2022

Globe and Mail University of Toronto sues tutoring service for copyright infringement The University of Toronto and three of its professors are suing a tutoring company they allege charges students for course materials created by the professors, flouting copyright law and putting students at risk of breaking academic integrity rules. Sault Star Impact of Laurentian […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 10 2022

The Calgary Herald Varcoe: Post-secondary schools could hold key to downtown turnaround, new provincial report says The study discusses several priorities, including providing incentives to reduce the high vacancy rate, exploring ways to diversify the downtown and attracting new industries and housing into the area. CTV News University of Manitoba waiving application fees for students […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | MAY 09 2022

The Montreal Gazette Opinion: Quebec’s academic freedom bill would compromise higher education It should go without saying that academic freedom deserves robust protection. But such protection cannot take the form of a law that foresees state intervention in university policy. Global News UNB to be part of ‘peer support’ mental health pilot program The University […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAY 06 2022

Toronto Star Immigrant professors say they need to “act white” in Canadian academia Racialized faculty members not only carry the emotional labour in an academic institution, but they also find themselves constantly needing to “transform themselves” in order to be accepted by their colleagues and students, according to a Black professor at Edmonton’s MacEwan University. […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | MAY 05 2022

The Sault Star Laurentian dean leaving Sudbury to lead Nova Scotia university Joël Dickinson appointed president and vice-chancellor of Mount Saint Vincent University.