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BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 04 2022

The Financial Post Google Canada grants $2.7M to tech training for Indigenous Peoples, media literacy The tech giant will allocate $2.7 million toward grants helping Indigenous Peoples prepare for tech jobs and teaching media literacy to underrepresented communities. CBC News Laurentian University does an ‘about face’ and requests 2 letters be unsealed The Sudbury, Ont., […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | OCT 03 2022

CTV News Inflation hits international students hard, with some turning to food banks One Vancouver food bank said that three-quarters of the students on its books were from overseas. CTV News Indigenous university officially opens in Sault Ste. Marie Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig is one of nine Indigenous postsecondary institutions in the province and offers degree […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 30 2022

CTV News Manitoba partnering with University of Saskatchewan for more veterinary postsecondary education seats The government has reached a new interprovincial agreement with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) at the University of Saskatchewan to expand the number of seats guaranteed for Manitoba. CTV News B.C. unveils strategy for improving strained health-care system, including […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 29 2022

The Conversation National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: Universities need to revisit their founding stories Indigenous histories often go unrecognized in institutional university memories. CBC News More universities integrating Indigenous knowledge into education Across Canada, postsecondary institutions are taking different approaches to incorporate Indigenous knowledge and perspectives into what students are learning, from creating mandatory […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 28 2022

CTV News UVic halts new hires amid deficit The University of Victoria’s campus is again buzzing with students, but a shortfall of them during the pandemic and an ongoing lack of international students means tuition revenue is down. CBC News Food banks and ‘care cupboards’ are popping up on university campuses. Here’s why Postsecondary students […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 27 2022

CBC News 28 people sent to hospital during Western’s homecoming weekend Paramedics said Monday they responded to 76 calls for service over the course of 24 hours, with 28 people requiring a trip to the hospital. The London Free Press Western University faculty taking strike vote to back contract demands The union representing more than […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 26 2022

The Toronto Star Most Canadian postsecondary students are grappling with mental health challenges two years after the start of COVID-19 A staggering three-quarters of students reported experiencing negative mental health during their studies during the 2021-2022 school year. CTV News Laurentian seeks extension to Nov. 30 to emerge from insolvency Laurentian University is seeking court […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 23 2022

The Globe and Mail Montreal professor Gilles Brassard’s boundary-pushing work in quantum physics wins world’s largest science prize Gilles Brassard, a University of Montreal computer scientist who made seminal contributions to the field of quantum cryptography, has been awarded the Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics. Global News Labour group uses social media, protests to recoup […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 22 2022

The National Post Researchers across Canada receive major investments to tackle national and global challenges The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, announced more than $64 million to support 251 research infrastructure projects at 40 universities across the country. CBC News Laurentian University professor left for Lakehead due to program cuts A […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 21 2022

CTV News Feather Project fuels postsecondary bursaries for Indigenous students The project is supported by Pasqua First Nation and is returning for a second year after raising $125,000 donated to Saskatchewan postsecondary institutions to support over 40 Indigenous students. Global News Lawsuit over University of Lethbridge COVID-19 vaccine policy thrown out in court When the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 20 2022

CTV News CAQ promises $40 million for research chairs in Quebec studies The CAQ hopes to remedy what it called a decline in Quebec studies since the 1990s. Toronto Star ‘Most complicated times, ever’: Newmarket and York University forge partnership to tackle today’s big issues The partnership strengthens an informal relationship between the town and […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | SEP 16 2022

Sault Star Fight for Laurentian enters a new phase Critics say the culture of secrecy at Sudbury university must end, programs restored and promises kept. Toronto Star We asked an Indigenous academic, a content creator and a researcher about Queen Elizabeth’s legacy and the monarchy. Here’s what they said Indigenous Peoples in Canada have a […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 14 2022

CTV News University of Sask. sets up fund to support students affected by mass stabbing The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) has set up an emergency fund to help support students who have been affected by the violence on James Smith Cree Nation. Global News U of A pilot project uses artificial intelligence to […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 13 2022

CTV News Key facts ahead of vote on LU’s plan to pay creditors, emerge from insolvency On Wednesday, Laurentian University’s creditors will vote on a plan to settle those debts and allow the school to emerge from insolvency. The Globe and Mail Western University students complete training on sexual violence prevention as condition of acceptance […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 12 2022

CBC News Thousands of international students still waiting on permits after Canadian school year begins The government is still processing 163,600 study permits for international post-secondary students as of Aug. 18. CTV News Laurentian says it can pay creditors a year earlier than expected Thanks to a plan to sell its real estate to the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 09 2022

The PIE News International education marks passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II have poured in from the international education sector following her death on September 8. Regina Leader-Post First Nations University holds vigils across Sask. for James Smith Cree Nation victims “(The victims) need to be remembered as as […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 08 2022

Global News N.S. has highest undergraduate tuition by province, Quebec lowest: StatsCan Nova Scotia has the highest undergraduate tuition by province in the country, according to a new report by Statistics Canada. Global News Kingston, Ont. police lay over 40 charges during Queen’s move-in weekend Police in Kingston, Ont., were busy over the first weekend […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 07 2022

Montreal Gazette Report into systemic racism at MUHC includes chilling testimonials The Montreal Gazette obtained a preliminary draft of the 91-page report into racism, sexism and other forms of prejudice at the McGill University Health Centre, a bilingual network of five hospitals that treats patients from across Quebec, including Indigenous peoples and the Inuit of […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 06 2022

CTV News Should Canada forgive student loans? Numbers from 2019 showed that nearly two million Canadian students owed the federal government a total of $20.5 billion, with the average loan balance exceeding $13,000 at the time of leaving school — although these numbers don’t include debt to other sources, such as private student loans. Global […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | SEP 02 2022

CBC News How UPEI is planning to help students cope with rising costs The University of Prince Edward Island is gearing up to help its students deal with inflation during the upcoming school year. CTV News Alberta extends deadline for Athabasca U on deal to move staff into town Alberta’s advanced education minister has extended […]