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BY UA/AU | JAN 18 2021

We are publishing regular updates on the situation facing Canada’s universities with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | JAN 15 2021

Tackling racism isn’t a ‘flash-in-the-pan kind of thing,’ says the head of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing.

BY FATIMA SYED | JAN 11 2021

“Let us begin our time together by vowing to support each other while we do the hard work of challenging the status quo,” says faculty of law dean Donna Young.

BY BRIAN OWENS | DEC 21 2020

The vital role these two programs continue to play in Canada’s research landscape highlights the vision of those who pushed to create them two decades ago.

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | DEC 16 2020

Latest review by Universities Canada of its member institutions also catalogues efforts towards reconciliation.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | DEC 16 2020

The university’s Teacher’s Pet profile series puts the spotlight on professors’ furry friends.

BY BRIAN OWENS | DEC 09 2020

Money was disbursed quickly, researchers stepped up, but some adjustments had to be made along the way.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | DEC 07 2020

The Halifax institution will be the first university in Atlantic Canada to launch a tuition waiver program for students who were previously in the foster care system.

BY UA/AU | NOV 30 2020

November 30, 2020 COVID-19 cases on campus Over the weekend, the Middlesex-London Health Unit updated the case count for an outbreak at University Hospital on the Western University campus. The latest numbers show 26 patients and 28 staff members have contracted the virus. The increase in cases has prompted the hospital to postpone non-urgent surgeries […]

BY MARK CARDWELL | NOV 30 2020

The pandemic-related pause is meant to give students, staff and faculty extra time to prepare and rest up.

BY BECKY RYNOR | NOV 24 2020

For Canada to succeed in curbing COVID-19, all communities need to succeed, says Brock University president and co-investigator Gervan Fearon.

BY WENDY GLAUSER | NOV 18 2020

Intimate partner violence, families with young children, people with disabilities and Indigenous mental health are among the many areas under investigation.

BY MOIRA FARR | NOV 05 2020

The new standard is especially important for those suffering in the midst of a pandemic, say its adherents.

BY LESLEY EVANS OGDEN | NOV 04 2020

Michael Houghton talks viruses, accelerated vaccine trials, and the importance of pursuing challenging areas of medicine.

BY NATALIE SAMSON | NOV 02 2020

Lancers Recover is one of the few collegiate recovery programs in Canada.

BY UA/AU | OCT 31 2020

October 28, 2020 International students could be returning to N.S. in November Postsecondary institutions in Nova Scotia will likely be welcoming international students back to their campuses as early as the first week of November. The Government of Nova Scotia shared the news in a press release on Wednesday. The province says it anticipates that […]

BY LÉO CHARBONNEAU | OCT 30 2020

The North Vancouver university becomes the association’s 96th member institution.

BY KERRY BANKS | OCT 27 2020

Researchers are using drones, geolocation and other cutting-edge tools to follow hard-to-study animals in their natural habitats.

BY LAURA BEAULNE-STUEBING | OCT 26 2020

Acquiring the Glenbow collection, now housed primarily at the High Density Library, has doubled the university’s archival collection.

BY SHAUNA MCGINN | OCT 20 2020

The centre will serve as home to the university’s world-renowned joint degree in Indigenous law and common law.