We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pandemic-related pause is meant to give students, staff and faculty extra time to prepare and rest up.
For Canada to succeed in curbing COVID-19, all communities need to succeed, says Brock University president and co-investigator Gervan Fearon.
Intimate partner violence, families with young children, people with disabilities and Indigenous mental health are among the many areas under investigation.
The new standard is especially important for those suffering in the midst of a pandemic, say its adherents.
Michael Houghton talks viruses, accelerated vaccine trials, and the importance of pursuing challenging areas of medicine.
Lancers Recover is one of the few collegiate recovery programs in Canada.
The North Vancouver university becomes the association’s 96th member institution.
Researchers are using drones, geolocation and other cutting-edge tools to follow hard-to-study animals in their natural habitats.
Acquiring the Glenbow collection, now housed primarily at the High Density Library, has doubled the university’s archival collection.
The centre will serve as home to the university’s world-renowned joint degree in Indigenous law and common law.
Instructors recreate campus laboratories and class field trips with at-home lab kits.
Several universities have introduced new courses or adapted existing ones to instruct students on the complex dynamics of COVID-19.
With self-isolation now successfully completed for most students, it’s time to see what the new campus life will look like.
September 30, 2020 Infectious disease expert steps down from federal task force on COVID-19 vaccine Gary Kobinger, director of the centre for infectious disease research (Centre de recherche en infectiologie) at Université Laval, has left the national COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force. The microbiologist says he stepped down from the task force over concerns about conflicts […]
From partnerships with heritage organizations to web crawlers, university archivists, librarians and historians are using a range of tools to capture life in the pandemic.
Speaking to Parliamentarians last month about universities’ response to COVID-19, university presidents asked for support for international students and continued emergency research funding.
Investment management charters and international partnerships are just some of the ways universities are ramping up cross-sectoral efforts against climate change.
On September 9 and 10, scholars across Canada paused academic and administrative work to participate in a strike against anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism in policing.
The university sought out feedback from thousands of people in creating its new policy on research impacting Indigenous groups.