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BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 14 2022

Vancouver Sun Ono leaves UBC for job in Michigan; Outgoing president made strides toward inclusion, reconciliation Santa Ono, UBC’s departing president, made the university a more inclusive place in his six years at the helm, the school’s board chair said on Wednesday. Toronto Star Toronto Metropolitan University scraps plans to build residence for nearly 600 […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUL 13 2022

Windsor Star UBC president Santa Ono leaves for Michigan job, Detroit Free Press reports UBC president Santa Ono will be named the 15th president of the University of Michigan, according to the Detroit Free Press. Global News 200 more nursing seats to open at Nova Scotia universities due to shortage Nova Scotia is expanding the […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 12 2022

The Edmonton Journal Opinion: An obituary for the University of Alberta Ring Houses Following a year-long and courageous battle with the University of Alberta administration against their demolition and removal, the four Ring Houses have passed away.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 11 2022

CBC News MUN hopes new artificial intelligence hub could grow the next Verafin Growing sector struggling with labour shortage. CBC News Indigenous academics ‘validated’ by report urging Queen’s to verify identity claims 32-page report calls on school to reassign or fire staff who don’t meet requirements. CBC News Canadian astronomers champing at the bit for […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 08 2022

The Globe and Mail Queen’s University should require staff to prove Indigenous citizenship, report says An independent report on Indigenous identity issues at Queen’s University says current and future staff should be required to prove their Indigenous citizenship in order to take on certain roles. CBC News 14 people come forward in lawsuit against UNB, […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 07 2022

The PIE News Laurentian tuition freeze targets international students Over the past decade, Laurentian has struggled to recruit international students even as its Canadian counterparts have cashed in on international fees to boost their finances. CTV News University of Guelph to spend $3.6 million for diversity, inclusion hiring initiative The University of Guelph announced on […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 06 2022

The Conversation How Commonwealth universities profited from Indigenous dispossession through land grants Most public universities founded in the 19th century — especially in what is now Canada, the United States and Aotearoa New Zealand, but also in South Africa and Australia — were large-scale landowners. The Regina Leader-Post One of Canada’s biggest universities will have […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 05 2022

The Globe and Mail Students are struggling to secure housing in Canada’s overheated rental market The availability and affordability of housing for students has long been a problem in big cities and some smaller towns with large university or college populations.

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUL 04 2022

CBC News Laurentian University to freeze international tuition rates On average, an international undergrad student at Laurentian pays $26,000 in tuition per year. CBC News Algonquin Elder Claudette Commanda appointed chancellor at University of Ottawa It marks the first time an Indigenous leader will hold the role. The Ottawa Citizen No shot, no school: Western […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 30 2022

The Globe and Mail Indigenous leaders, academics and cultural figures among list of Order of Canada appointees Canada’s first Indigenous female Member of Parliament Ethel Blondin-Andrew and Nunavut’s first MP, Nancy Karetak-Lindell, are among 85 Canadians appointed to the Order of Canada, considered the country’s highest civilian honour. The Guelph Mercury Tribune University of Guelph […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 29 2022

CBC News Demonstrators demand Montreal’s McGill Conservatory of Music stay open Protesters say university didn’t give conservatory chance after pandemic. CTV News Laurentian University to receive $200K from a posthumous donation Laurentian University is receiving $200,000 thanks to a donation from a former graduate. CBC News Sudbury police ‘unlawfully’ detained Indigenous academic after she faced […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 28 2022

The Globe and Mail Supercluster program gets political renewal — and new name — from Innovation Minister Champagne Innovation, Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne faced uncertainty over the federal government’s innovation cluster funding program. But with a new budget, changed name and political endorsements, he wants to double down on the program’s efforts. The […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 27 2022

The Toronto Star Universities grapple with housing first years as enrolment jumps One incoming University of Guelph student, who lives a half-hour away, is considering deferring her admission after being wait-listed for residence. The Edmonton Journal University of Alberta’s Indigenous strategic plan aims to bridge gaps across programs The University of Alberta formally launched a […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 24 2022

The Soo Today Record enrolment allowing for future investment: Algoma U Significant enrolment growth at Algoma University is painting a bright future for the institution, as it recently graduated its largest class ever and plans to expand facilities and programming at its three campuses. The CFJC Today TRU improper conduct investigation timeline extended again Thompson […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 23 2022

The Globe and Mail President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urges Ukrainian students in Canada to bring expertise back to their homeland President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday urged Ukrainian students who have sought refuge at Canadian universities during the conflict with Russia to learn what they can while abroad and prepare to return and rebuild their country. The […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 22 2022

The Montreal Gazette McGill’s Conservatory of Music plans to close as enrolment drops COVID-19 “has dramatically changed the reality of operating the conservatory,” says the dean of the university’s music school. “The trend is as clear as it is unfortunate.” The Regina Leader-Post New youth wellness hub opens at University of Guelph “The border between […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 21 2022

The National Post Poilievre promises to protect freedom of speech on campus, appoint a ‘Free Speech Guardian’ The ‘Guardian’ would be responsible for ensuring university compliance to principles of academic freedom and free speech, and investigate claims of academic censorship. The Toronto Star Police, handcuffs routinely involved for Ontario university students with mental health crisis: […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 20 2022

CBC News Personal details of 15,000 MUN students leaked in accidental data breach About 1,000 students received emails with other students information. U of T News Ukraine’s President Zelenskyy to address students at U of T’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the president of Ukraine, will address a student audience […]

BY HANNAH LIDDLE | JUN 17 2022

The Globe and Mail The CAF’s sexual misconduct crisis is not reason enough to dispense with Canada’s military colleges As a proud graduate of the Royal Military College (RMC), I strongly disagree with one of Ms. Arbour’s suggestions: that we close our military colleges. The PIE News U of T launches anti-Asian racism working group […]

BY TARA SIEBARTH | JUN 15 2022

Sudbury Star Wamsley sworn in as Nipissing University’s 7th president Kevin Wamsley never thought he would become a university president. CTV News UVic workers upset with ’50 percent’ parking fee increase Unions representing University of Victoria (UVic) staff say the proposed changes to how parking fees will be managed will make parking unaffordable for their […]