‘It’s a relatively rote announcement given these are stable programs,’ says Jim Woodgett.
We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘We need to change the culture so that well-documented data, metadata and code are considered to be as valuable as a … published journal article.’
‘Escalating anti-Asian racism is something that’s very real in Canada,’ said UBC’s president.
Brescia University College joins McGill University as the only campuses in Canada to hold the Blue Community designation.
“It’s reconciliation in action,” says executive director of Ongomiizwin.
As universities prepare a return to on-campus activities, many are hoping to keep advantages of remote teaching.
Many of the programs being pursued that teach more applied skills are ones that universities could provide but choose not to.
Most universities say they will follow local public health guidelines and are strongly encouraging staff and students to get vaccinated.
Low rates of awareness about microcredentials by prospective students and employers remains a challenge.
Some are fine-tuning existing programs while others are planning extensive online and on-campus health promotion campaigns.
Alberta 2030 unveiled on the heels of more than half a billion dollars in actual and planned cuts.
‘Had the program not been offered in … northern Ontario, we would not have become midwives,’ says one Laurentian graduate.
Collective effort focused on holding companies in which universities invest, accountable and achieve sustainability goals.
Pivoting online has forced alumni relations teams to get creative – and resulted in greater turnout for events than they expected.
Report offers guide for ongoing discussions as NSERC embarks on strategic 2030 planning.
Researchers won’t have to leave the country to perform experiments that allow them to see inside materials.
April 28, 2021 Atlantic universities under lockdown The University of New Brunswick is reporting an outbreak at its Magee House residence. As of Monday, the university confirmed six cases of the virus. Students and staff at Elizabeth Parr-Johnston residence may also have been exposed and are currently being tested. The CBC is reporting that the […]
Universities have opened their campuses to help Canada’s vaccination efforts.
Alberta and Manitoba reduced postsecondary funding while the other provinces budgeted increases.